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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.


Last additions - Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)
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Christine Spencer & Sonia Zarb 1968973 views5 commentsPrefectNov 29, 2010
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Dunera Gatecrashers790 viewsSeeing Carl Olsen's pics of the Dunera trip 1962 reminded me of this photo in existence since then when a bunch of us went down to the harbour to meet the returning trip and blag ourselves on board, which worked for a while until we were rumbled and slung off unceremoniously, a good day was had by all. In the picture L-R Bryn Mead, Rod Stenton, Nigel Saunders, Bryan Sanderson, Richard Saunders and Robert "Ollie" Castell.
Photo taken by Dave "prof" Shorters on 8th March 1963.

Bryan SandersonJun 17, 2010
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1969-70 Rugby Team729 viewsPhilip SmithPrefectJun 17, 2010
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1969 Football Team811 viewsPhilip Smith3 commentsPrefectJun 17, 2010
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1968 Football Team780 viewsPhilip SmithPrefectJun 17, 2010
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Football 1969657 views Philip Smith on the left & Roy Aldworth?2 commentsPrefectJun 17, 2010
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Dunera 1962632 viewsDunera School Cruise to Genoa, Rome and Naples. 1962. Photo taken prior to boarding at Grand Harbour. Photo courtesy of Times of Malta. Including Carl Olsen, Peter Feldon, Margaret Bradshaw, Dermot Matthews, Christopher Church, Joanna Hawkins, Derek Wood.PrefectJun 17, 2010
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Dunera 1962637 viewsDunera School Cruise. 1962. Prior to embarkation, Malta. Most of this group were in classes 2AG and 2BG. Includes Carl Olsen, Peter Feldon, Dermot Matthews, Christopher Church, Philip Brown. I was in Benbow dormitory, along with most of this group.
Carl Olsen
1 commentsPrefectJun 17, 2010
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Janice Drew610 viewsReceiving a Form Prize from Sir Maurice Dorman, 1962.PrefectJun 16, 2010
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Sea Rangers 61-62591 viewsAudrey HymansPrefectJun 16, 2010
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.. and all who sail in her ..550 viewsSea Rangers 61-62
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Steady as she goes541 viewsAudrey Hymans, Sea Rangers 61-62.
HMS Barhill beyond.
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Me in my school summer uniform.562 viewsDave HowellPrefectJun 16, 2010
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A break from Chemistry737 viewsDave Howell
Coffee break outside the Chemistry block. Water boiled over bunsen burners...happy days. L-R Mick Adams drinking out of a beaker, ?,?, Phil Gilbody, ?, Derek Spafford (behind the enamel mug) ?. Wendy Coupe seated, Sonia Aldworth (nee Orsman), ?, and Mr Hitchcott behind the dark glasses. I'm behind the camera
1 commentsPrefectJun 16, 2010
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Paradise Bay 1967842 viewsDave Howell
Here we have L - R Biffo, the lovely Lynne Duguid, and Fran balancing on top of L - R me (Dave Howell), Phil Gilbody and Paul Grimson. Camping out at Paradise bay circa 1967.
1 commentsPrefectJun 16, 2010
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Ludum Praeter Palmam Amare606 viewsBryan Sanderson at Prize Day 1963.
Prize Day at Tal Handaq was held on Monday, 18th November, 1963. The Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, Admiral Sir Deric Holland - Martin, K.C.B., D.S.O., D.S.C*., presided and the prizes were presented by the United Kingdom Commissioner, Sir Edward Wakefield, Bart., C.I.E. who entertained and amused all present with a very witty speech.
Bryan SandersonJun 02, 2010
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Ron's Memories712 viewsA selection of photos from the 1965 to 1969 "Sliema Cafe" era.1 commentsronthecooloneMay 14, 2010
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Luqa Air Scout camp: The whole camp676 viewsSomewhere near to Kalafrana and MarsaxlokChris HowellsApr 16, 2010
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Luqa Air Scout camp: Activity606 viewsAnother person who's name I cannot remember! Cha, old age etc etcChris HowellsApr 16, 2010
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Luqa Air Scout camp: Gannet patrol tent705 views4 commentsChris HowellsApr 16, 2010
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Devonia '66682 viewsSorry mate, we were friends but I cannot remember your name!1 commentsChris HowellsApr 16, 2010
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Sonia675 viewsCleaning up Sonia after the race - sort of.
Nigel Dawson
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Birra Messina471 viewsBorrowed from a well known campsite near Catania in 1960.
I will return them one day!
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Prefects 19661053 viewsNot many compared with 1960. The run down has started.4 commentsPrefectFeb 17, 2010
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Prefects 1960913 viewsRescanned and reposted to go with the names.
If anyone has a better quality print, do send.
PrefectJan 27, 2010
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Prefects 1960 Named799 viewsThese names to faces were the result of a discussion at the 2004 Reunion, between Marianne Tottman, Carol Matthews, Jean Miles, myself & others.
Harry Greig - TH 1958 - 1960.
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New Year Party 1960989 viewsHarry Greig3 commentsPrefectJan 26, 2010
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Manoel Island962 viewsHarry Greig1 commentsPrefectJan 26, 2010
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Manoel Island667 viewsHarry GreigPrefectJan 26, 2010
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Sea Cadets 1963694 viewsTS St Paul, formed at HMS Phoenicia, 1962, with TH and local boys.
50 Years of Malta's Sea Cadet Corps.
Bryan SandersonJan 25, 2010
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Sea Cadet Guard611 viewsFar left is Dave 'Prof' Shorters and next to him is Rob 'Ollie' Castell.
Bryan SandersonJan 25, 2010
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Sea Cadets afloat656 viewsNext to the officer I am pretty sure is Vince Bradshaw.
Bryan SandersonJan 25, 2010
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