Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Eagle & Victorious c1958341 viewsPrefectAug 06, 2015
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HMS Sheffield 1957323 viewsHMS Ceylon background. White Star's Brittanic rightPrefectAug 03, 2015
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Viscounts at Luqa359 views1 commentsPrefectJul 31, 2015
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HMS Broadsword 1987311 viewsPrefectJul 29, 2015
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HMS Falcon Steps - Kalafrana372 viewsThroughout 1944 and early 1945 Dark Blue uniforms had been gradually achieving numerical superiority over their RAF Blue cousins at Hal Far and at sunset on 14 April 1946 the RAF Ensign was lowered. At sunrise of the next day the airfield became Royal Naval Air Station Hal Far and was named HMS Falcon. It remained so until 1967.
History.
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HMS Dalrymple 1962294 viewsPrefectJul 26, 2015
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HMS Owen 1953289 viewsRFA War Hindoo right.PrefectJul 24, 2015
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HMS Dampier 1948315 viewsPrefectJul 20, 2015
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King George VI Bar 1950.360 viewsLife Magazine.
Gzira.
Still going strong.
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Lord Nelson Bar 1950338 viewsLife Magazine.
Probably Gzira.
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Trouble on the Buses again!337 viewsNew ticket system. And the tourists are being ripped off again. Times of Malta.1 commentsPrefectJul 02, 2015
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The Blue Peter Bar 1950337 viewsLife Magazine.
96 Strait Street, next door to the Galvanized Donkey.
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The Smiling Prince 1950312 viewsLife Magazine.
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The Bing Crosby Bar 1950314 viewsLife Magazine.
The last bar at the lower end of Strait Street.
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The Black Prince Bar 1950326 viewsLife Magazine.
Lascaris Wharf?
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The Gyppo Queen 1950401 viewsOld Theatre Street.
Life Magazine
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1953 Calendar327 viewsSt Paul's SpirePrefectJun 18, 2015
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1953 Calendar444 viewsLazaretto Creek. But which Depot Ship? Its not Ranpura.
Now confirmed as HMS Tyne.
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1953 Calendar306 viewsThe Ferry. Victor's Pharmacy, but the Alhambra not yet rebuilt. See Also.PrefectJun 18, 2015
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1953 Calendar301 viewsGhar-id-Dud and the Chalet.PrefectJun 18, 2015
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1953 Calendar268 viewsMilitary Bay.PrefectJun 18, 2015
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1953 Calendar294 viewsBalluta.PrefectJun 18, 2015
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1953 Calendar275 viewsSt.Julian's Bay.PrefectJun 18, 2015
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1953 Calendar268 viewsMnajdra & Filfla.PrefectJun 18, 2015
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1953 Calendar259 viewsMdina.PrefectJun 18, 2015
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Pietà Creek early 1950s428 viewsRASC Launches Dovey & Call Boy and RFA Nasprite.2 commentsPrefectJun 14, 2015
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HMS Tyne 1955300 viewsDestroyer Depot ShipPrefectJun 12, 2015
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Dockyard College, Clock & Senglea Gate671 viewsNear Sheer Bastion.2 commentsPrefectJun 01, 2015
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HMS Mull of Kintyre 1960356 views1 commentsPrefectMay 31, 2015
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HMS Duncansby Head 1946272 viewsPrefectMay 30, 2015
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Christmas Concert 1951339 viewsJunior School Rehearsals.
From John Coles via Bruce Williams.
Review here.
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HMS Derby Haven 1947275 viewsLoch Class frigate converted to Support Ship for Coastal Minesweepers here returning from Far East. Later reconverted to frigate and sold to Persian Navy as BADR.PrefectMay 27, 2015
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