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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Freshspring (L) & Carbine (R) 1960 ©105 viewsFreshspring is currently being restored. Google it.

Copyright © Liz Mardel (OldBat)
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Wedgie175 viewsHe's never got stuck there before.

1972

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adminJul 28, 2018
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Gone to roost171 viewsChicken shack route - one way ticket.

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Coming or going?132 viewsSeeing double, 1972

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adminJul 28, 2018
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Caption competition189 viewsOutside Astra cinema Luqa.

Answers on a postcard. No prizes, just the kudos.
1 commentsadminJul 14, 2018
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Feeling chuffed194 views"Train" rides round St Andrew's, Airborne Forces Day 1969.adminJul 14, 2018
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Not waving but drowning132 viewsHRH transfers between HMS Eastbourne and HMS Walkerton off Malta, April 1960.adminJul 14, 2018
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Treasure in Malta258 viewsFilm shot locally in the 60s.
With rising TH star Aidan Mompaolo de Piro.

Kids' stuff - but great.

Click HERE

This part one of four - the rest should list alongside.
Thanks to Anthony Zammit for uploading.
adminJul 01, 2018
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Tal Handaq closes - 40 years ago306 views15 May 1978adminJun 17, 2018
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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1965 (3)163 viewsExecuting "the wheel".

Viewed from the hall roof.

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adminJun 05, 2018
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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1965 (2)129 viewsTwo paces forward.

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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1965 (1)105 viewsBelieved to be on the occasion of a member of staff leaving - Jack Ousbey

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adminJun 05, 2018
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Reunion trip 2018296 viewsFrom left Christine and Dot Sinson, Helen Male, Carla Sinson and Linda Cottam below Valletta with Marsamxett Harbour behind us.
adminJun 05, 2018
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Coronation party 1953175 viewsCoronation school party at Verdala 2nd June 1953. Me bottom right half hidden by Union Jack. Younger Brother (now deceased) hiding behind hands. Both of us went on to Tal Handaq 58-61.2 commentsCrabMay 29, 2018
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Fishers of men279 viewsLuke 5:2-11

With Gasan Wayne Sliema bus below St Luke's, as per NT.
2 commentsadminMay 22, 2018
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British get out - MLP HQ Kingsway207 viewsNow welcomes tourists in for drinks and to see its history.adminMay 22, 2018
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First bus fleet 1905, Thornycroft.109 viewsImported by family Agius, well known to admin.

20hp - half hp per person !
adminMay 22, 2018
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Imperial Hotel (matchbox cover?)183 viewsCorner Rudolph St. & Dingli St.

Demolished 2017 to make way for a nursing home. Frontage will be retained and restored.
adminMay 10, 2018
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Batman breadmobile182 viewscirca 1980? Anyone remember this?1 commentsadminMay 10, 2018
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Anyone we know? 518 viewsPhoto for sale on a certain online auction site.adminMay 10, 2018
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It was 50 years ago today...476 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

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3 commentsadminApr 30, 2018
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Sculling about320 viewsRob Ross 1970

Taken at Robb Lido, appropriately

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1 commentsadminApr 29, 2018
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Malta v England 3 June 2000162 viewsEngland 2 : Malta 1
At Ta Qali stadium

Improving

See MATCH REPORT
adminApr 29, 2018
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Malta v England 12 May 1971125 viewsEngland 5 : Malta 0

See MATCH REPORT
adminApr 29, 2018
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Stop me and buy one209 viewsadminApr 23, 2018
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Whaler (L) & gig (R)196 viewsHMS Sultan's crew jolly 1889adminApr 23, 2018
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Well you can tell by the way I use my walk..242 views..I'm a woman's man.adminApr 23, 2018
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My Mum overlooking Mellieha Bay 19589106 viewsUnspoilt view.1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/Apr 17, 2018
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Fleet in port203 views1960s.adminApr 15, 2018
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Aerial view Manoel Is, Valletta and old Tigne.280 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadminApr 15, 2018
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HMS MMS 10 (pennant J 510) 1951123 viewsHarbour minesweeper, postcard.

With Forth before moving to Msida.
adminApr 15, 2018
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RFA Blue Ranger 1952172 viewsSmall Replenishment Tanker
Copyright © Phill Rose
adminApr 04, 2018
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