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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

Last additions - Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)
Luqa 2 Site parade square and Airmen's Barrack Blocks673 viewsThis was never used while I was at Luqa. Really nice setting though. Taken 9th October 20141 commentsfifla1973Nov 16, 2014
Luqa 2 Site Sgt's Mess?716 viewsI believe this was the Sgt's mess. The picture taken from roughly the NAAFI building on 9th October 20154 commentsfifla1973Nov 16, 2014
Luqa2Site531 viewsLooking up the road from the flats on 2 site towards the Gladiator club and the main entrance of the site with the sports fields on the left. Taken 9th October 2014fifla1973Nov 16, 2014
Tal Handaq Sports Day running track 1973645 viewsThis view if the running track again from the balcony of our Luqa flat. Taken 9th October 2014fifla1973Nov 16, 2014
Luqa 2 Site block of flats542 viewsThis was the block at the very back of the site. I believe in my time the Beaumonts lived there. Mike was a friend at he time bad a fast running winger in the football team. Very overgrown and sad to see. Now used as Malta Airways offices. Photo taken 9th October 2014fifla1973Nov 16, 2014
Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats733 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla1973Nov 16, 2014
Married Quarters Luqa 2 site.632 viewsThis particular block faced the tennis courts and was where Chris Dillion lived. We had many a battle on the courts themselves with Pete Whiting and Dave Phillips. Picture taken 9th October 2014.1 commentsfifla1973Nov 16, 2014
Luqa Youth Club554 viewsThis was the Luqa Youth Club block, on the right hand side, until summer 1973. A den of iniquity indeed! Photo taken 9th October 1973 fifla1973Nov 16, 2014
Luqa Primary School532 viewsThis was on 2 site at Luqa. My sister attended until 1973. It looks like it is now used for offices. This pic taken 9th October 2014fifla1973Nov 16, 2014
HMS Talbot memorial plaque517 viewsThis is attached to the curtain below the Anglican Cathedral facing Manoel Island. The sailors used to come ashore below and make their way to Strait Street just up the slope.fifla1973Nov 16, 2014
Hay Wharf sailing club.514 viewsThe boats were hoisted into the water from where the grey navy boats are. We used to go there sailing for sports afternoons in 1971 from Tal Handaq. This picture was taken from my balcony in the Excelsior Hotel. I used to look up at the old hotel on the site at the time, with my girlfriend Cathy Stephenson, and wonder how people afforded to stay there!fifla1973Nov 16, 2014
RAF Luqa 2 site flats563 viewsOur flat was the first one on the ground floor. Picture taken 9th October 2014fifla1973Nov 16, 2014
Luqa 2 site as seen on 3rd October 2014505 viewsThe site of the school bus stop with the flats in the background and airport behind that. fifla1973Oct 14, 2014
Combined Cadet Force RAF563 viewsThe shoulder tapes for our CCF.

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1 commentsbmale22Sep 14, 2014
Stamp club 2487 viewsbmale22Sep 14, 2014
4th Year 1974 with Mr Lew Finnis1768 viewsPrefectAug 10, 2014
Name this Teacher at Open Day 1971873 viewsPrefectApr 08, 2014
Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1571 viewsSpot the future MP.4 commentstompurnellOct 24, 2013
Prefects 19781122 viewsHEAD GIRL: Penny Davison DEPUTY HEAD GIRL: Patricia Ransom.
Jayne Barnes, Susan Bloom, Deborah Canham, Ella Chapman, Grace Graham, Angela Griffiths, Kim Hanns, Heidi Hipperson, Heather Merritt, Linda Moody, Rosangela Mortimer, April Morris, Susan Hewett, Maureen Simpson, Debbie Smeeton, Julie Stace, Anita Wardle, Belinda Young, Penny Davison, Patricia Ransom, Anne Dowie, Karen Hartley.
PrefectJul 26, 2013
Prefects 1978934 viewsHEAD BOY: Derek Bonnar. DEPUTY HEAD BOY: Andrew Basson
Andrew Basson Derek Bonnar Simon Crickmay Nicholas Hall Anthony Jackson
Simon Jackson Alex Groves Matthew Lane Stephen Oliver Ian Rowbottom Robert Webb Patrick Standford
PrefectJul 26, 2013
3E. 1974-51539 viewsWith Mr David DitchamPrefectApr 20, 2013
Prize Winners 19771213 viewsWith Captain Law (OIC Schools) are :- 1A Mark Judd Lucy Reynolds IB William Geddis 1C Lorraine Wood ID Mark Flattery IE Jacqueline Edwards IF Richard Kane 2A Philip Hurley Julie Lewington
2B Mark Warner Jacqueline Merritt 2C Jane Gatenby 2D Jacqueline Glennon 2E Vivian Millar 2F Trevor Lucas 3A Louise Latham 3B Stephen Banks 3C Tracey Hall 3D Keith Le Quesne 3E Josette Vernon 3F Christopher Hills 4J Christopher Sampsor 4K Tracey Kenard 4L Susan Brooke 4M Jane Wright 5J Mark Gatenby Rosangela Mortimer 5K Michael Clark 5L Helen Lewington 6G Boys Matthew Lane, Gerard Tall 6G Girls Beverley Shaw L6 Penelope Davis U6 Anne Dowie Deborah Helliwell L6 David North
PrefectApr 12, 2013
975 views Elaine Gorden, Unita Lewis, Julie Dimmick, Gillian Evans, Elizabeth Orr.PrefectApr 12, 2013
Elaine Gorden, Cindy Passey and me 1978940 viewsElizabeth OrrPrefectApr 10, 2013
Death by Domestic Science - 2879 views1976 - so maybe it was Home Economics by then. Mr. Arthur Wyatt, Acting British High Commissioner with Miss Hill, David Davies and Deborah Helliwell. Julie Dawson is the waitress.PrefectApr 10, 2013
1A1 with Miss Ash 1975-761650 views3 commentsPrefectMar 23, 2013
Prefects 19761719 viewsHEAD BOY: M. Barltrop. HEAD GIRL: V. Haste
BOYS: R. Burns J. Davies R. Howorth M. Whelton D. Davies M. Hyland M. Dawson D. North S. Rippon T. Rowland M. Sheppard P. Traynor.
GIRLS: JM. Glennon D. Jackson D. King L. Mockford L. Morris K. Morse L. Roberts A. Waghorn C. Williams N. Church A. Dowie J. Cartwright L. Graham L. Jeram D. Helliwell G. Male E. Graham C. Heffey K. Lamb J. Le Quesne J. Rennie M. Watts.

PrefectDec 05, 2012
Prizewinners 19761067 viewsWith Captain P.O. Stanley, OIC Schools 1973-1976.PrefectDec 05, 2012
19771527 viewsA small class with Mr Barry Whewell.1 commentsPrefectSep 12, 2012
19761469 viewsWith Mr Paul Goss.PrefectAug 18, 2012
Prefects 19751987 viewsFirst Row: Alex Rowlands, Sharon Watts, Julie-Marie Glennon, Sylvia Houghton, Helen Male, Veronica Haste, Jill Cartwright, Angela Berrington.
Second Row. Erica Stapley, Debbie Brankin, Christine Williams, Kathleen Loughnan, Alison Waghorn, Richard Howorth.
Third Row: Sue Fitton, Sue Harvey, Julie Taylor, Julie Davies, Karen Booth, Howard Helliwell, Robert Burns.
Fourth Row: John Allcott, Paul Darmody, Jil Pelan, Dave Simpson, Mike Baltrop.
1 commentsPrefectAug 05, 2012
Strange Netball Match 19741320 viewsSee morePrefectFeb 22, 2012
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