Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Suggestions for ship names welcome.....229 viewsSC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Three cheers214 viewsSuggestions for ship names welcome..... SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Destroyers in line ahead escorting Britannia203 viewsSuggestions for ship names welcome..... SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Land ho !212 viewsA future Royal sailor

Sorry for camera shake
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A perfect gentleman189 viewsPrince Charles gives his sister Princess Anne a helping hand as they leave the Hotel PhoeniciaSC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Philip and Louis play polo202 viewsCharles and Anne accompanied the Queen to watch their father play polo at the Marsa polo ground. HRH played for the Navy team against the Army for the Rundle Cup and scored once.

HM presented the Cup to Admiral Mountbatten and trophies to the other seven players.
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En route to the Marsa....195 views....to watch the polo match.SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Entering Grand Harbour186 viewsTug name anyone?SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Investiture193 viewsHer Majesty held an Investiture at the Palace where 19 recipients were invested with their awards.SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Off-duty moment196 viewsNo handbag?SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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In civvies201 viewsWhither away? Photos of all official trips ashore have HRH in uniform.SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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HMS Galatea - 1978 - 304 viewsA PR shot found by Russ Palmer when clearing out one of the ships offices prior to going in to refit.SC-UKApr 17, 2016
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School field, March 1970784 viewsAnother from Teri.

Back L-R Bruce Woodcock, Ros Cary, Rosanne Knox

Front: Janie Ireland, Rina Demby Tayar, Gillie Pike
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School field, March 1970751 viewsBruce Woodcock, Ros Cary, Teri Murray, Gillie Pike, Janie Ireland, Rina Demby Tayar

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Rear Admiral Loram Visit to RAF Luqa Primary School 1973569 views?? Capt Mike Law on right?KarlFeb 24, 2016
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RAF Luqa Primary School Oct 1973 pupils assembled449 viewsHarvest Festival Service 23 October 1973 with Rear-Admiral David Loram and staff in attendance.KarlFeb 24, 2016
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RAF Luqa Primary School349 viewsSchool visit on 9 Feb 1973 by Controller of SCEA Group Captain Angus McIntosh, accompanied by Captain Brierley.
Who is the teacher on the left? Gordon Partridge (Headmaster) on right.
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RAF Luqa Primary School children 1972-73503 viewsTaken by my Father, Gordon Partridge, who was then Headmaster.KarlFeb 24, 2016
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1368 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
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Ark Royal 1955440 viewsWhen new.PrefectJan 13, 2016
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Fomm ir-Riħ502 viewsPrefectDec 18, 2015
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Branching Out370 viewsGerri's Party Shop has opened a new branch in Birkirkara.PrefectDec 15, 2015
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TH from across the valley396 viewsPrefectDec 08, 2015
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St Oswald's Mtarfa.375 viewsAs the British left Malta, St. Oswald’s chapel, which was the chapel of the military hospital, became the parish church of Mtarfa and is dedicated to Saint Lucy. It was declared an Autonomous Pastoral Zone on 19th April 2000.PrefectDec 06, 2015
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Spinola 1870625 viewsThe statue of St Julian is still there.PrefectDec 05, 2015
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