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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Things are looking UP !!768 viewsThe building of the huge 38-storey tower proposed by the Gasan Group is set to have a dramatic impact on views enjoyed by pedestrians strolling along Ghar id-Dud, the Sliema promenade, apart from breaking the skyline when viewed from as far away as Rinella Bay in Kalkara.

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Another mess 'do' - HMS Falcon, Hal Far 1950s457 viewsWith my parents Olive and Len Reed.

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Birzebuggia Xmas party c1952398 viewsMe in plaits. 'Waiters' in uniform.

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Bridesmaid361 viewsAs bridesmaid at a family friend Wren's wedding Kalafrana 1950s.

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"St George" Pretty Bay511 viewsWhere the Reed family lived 1950-3.

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Leonard Reed319 viewsMy father Len Reed in the garden at St George, Pretty Bay c1951.

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Hal Far - HMS Falcon350 viewsMy father Leonard Reed second from right c1951.

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Mess Ball - Hal Far?375 viewsMy parents and pals.

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Slippery customer on slip.451 viewsKalafrana 1950

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Pretty Bay party c1952425 viewsSue Lewis (nee Reed)SC-UKApr 25, 2016
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Hal Far - HMS Falcon361 viewsMy father Len Reed was in the Royal Navy when he became in charge of a small unit of the Fleet Air Arm at Hal Far in 1950-53. I think he went up in planes fixing electrical faults connected with the radios and communications. (He didn't care much for that part !)

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Buschetto Gardens 1952350 viewsMe in centre.

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Pathe News clip420 viewsPlay video clip HERE (click on orange word)

For nine more clips of the Royal visit search youtube for British Pathe Queen in Malta 1954.
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239 viewsBritannia escorted by the Med Fleet en route to Malta.SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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216 viewsHM the Queen and TRHs Prince Philip, Princess Anne and Prince Charles in a special enclosure on Britannia's bridge.SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Suggestions for ship names welcome.....246 viewsSC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Suggestions for ship names welcome..... 225 viewsSC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Three cheers235 viewsSuggestions for ship names welcome..... SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Destroyers in line ahead escorting Britannia217 viewsSuggestions for ship names welcome..... SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Land ho !229 viewsA future Royal sailor

Sorry for camera shake
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A perfect gentleman205 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 polo223 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....213 views....to watch the polo match.SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Entering Grand Harbour200 viewsTug name anyone?SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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Investiture213 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 moment214 viewsNo handbag?SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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In civvies216 viewsWhither away? Photos of all official trips ashore have HRH in uniform.SC-UKApr 20, 2016
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