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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Verdala reunion group Oct 2018198 viewsOn the top deck of Fort St Angelo.

L-R Russ (K) Eileen Butler (now Snell), Brian (K), Lisa (K), Liz McMeeking (now Mardel) - (OldBat), Pauline Hargreaves (now Mendez), Shelagh & Richard Butler, self, Grahame Cain, Ambrose (K).

(K = Klingon)
Martin PowellOct 30, 2018
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TH Malta reunion trip Oct 2018 319 viewsNames please !!adminOct 27, 2018
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2016 Reunion group 2 of 2245 viewsThe final "big" reunion - unless any of the younger ones take over the reins. Speak to Viv Daly if interested in doing so.adminOct 09, 2018
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2016 Reunion group 1 of 2198 viewsThe final "big" reunion - unless any of the younger ones take over the reins. Speak to Viv Daly if interested in doing so.adminOct 09, 2018
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Hall steps - Malta reunion trip 2009266 viewsFirst step L-R Angela Stubbs (now Arnold), Elizabeth Hayward (now Hawken), Eileen Beer (now Coniam)
Second step Robert Martin, Grahame Cain
Third step Chris Harrison, David Norris, Amanda Cottrell, Judith Blair (now Chitty)
Top step Martin Powell, Phil Woodcock, Susan Finn (now Lines), Jane Finn, Joe Vincenti, Bob Callaghan
Martin PowellSep 18, 2018
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Ralph Linsell and friends285 viewsRalph's garden party Sept 2018, classes of '69-'71.

L-R Grahame Cain, Terry Doubleday, Mary Curlis (now Goldsack), Ralph Linsell, Linda Perry (now Gee) Barry Pragnell,
Caroline Fox (now Martin), Heather Coggeshall (now Milburn), Tony Butt, Martin Powell. Julia Hann (now Davison).
Martin PowellSep 16, 2018
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Oliver 1973207 viewsThe earlier press release had a dramatic effect.

(The 1100 and the boat are probably sold by now).
adminSep 08, 2018
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Oliver 1973162 viewsDolphin & Eagle press release.adminSep 08, 2018
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Combined Cadet Force 1978286 viewsLast picture of the CCF before the school closed in 1978.

Picture copyright © Jim Russell

Names anybody....?
2 commentsadminSep 06, 2018
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Outside the Tuck Shop855 viewsCarol Williams standing on the right. Not sure about the rest.1 commentsmikewAug 11, 2018
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Outside the Tuck Shop745 viewsMucking about outside the tuck shop. Right to left Dorian Church? Ken Bird, George Molden, not sure who is attempting the splits, Bob Callahan and not sure of the rest.mikewAug 11, 2018
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Painting by OldBat205 viewsFresh water - but can you spot the difference from the photo?

Copyright © Liz Mardel
3 commentsadminAug 10, 2018
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Freshspring (L) & Carbine (R) 1960 ©170 viewsFreshspring is currently being restored. Google it.

Copyright © Liz Mardel (OldBat)
adminAug 10, 2018
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Wedgie263 viewsHe's never got stuck there before.

1972

Copyright © Martin Powell
adminJul 28, 2018
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Gone to roost256 viewsChicken shack route - one way ticket.

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adminJul 28, 2018
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Coming or going?209 viewsSeeing double, 1972

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adminJul 28, 2018
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Caption competition269 viewsOutside Astra cinema Luqa.

Answers on a postcard. No prizes, just the kudos.
1 commentsadminJul 14, 2018
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Feeling chuffed268 views"Train" rides round St Andrew's, Airborne Forces Day 1969.

Lisa & Jane Williams, 1st & 2nd left at rear of truck.
adminJul 14, 2018
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Not waving but drowning196 viewsHRH transfers between HMS Eastbourne and HMS Walkerton off Malta, April 1960.adminJul 14, 2018
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Treasure in Malta347 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 ago357 views15 May 1978adminJun 17, 2018
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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1966 (3)204 viewsExecuting "the wheel".

Viewed from the hall roof.

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adminJun 05, 2018
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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1966 (2)163 viewsTwo paces forward.

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adminJun 05, 2018
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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1966 (1)136 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 2018411 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 1953284 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 men365 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 Kingsway293 viewsNow welcomes tourists in for drinks and to see its history.adminMay 22, 2018
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First bus fleet 1905, Thornycroft.174 viewsImported by family Agius, well known to admin.

20hp - half hp per person !
adminMay 22, 2018
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Imperial Hotel (matchbox cover?)262 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 breadmobile262 viewsCirca 1980? Anyone remember this? Or is it a fake photo?adminMay 10, 2018
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Anyone we know? 712 viewsPhoto for sale on a certain online auction site.adminMay 10, 2018
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