Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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HMS Acute 1946204 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 03, 2015
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Corradino Canteen254 viewsOpened 1897, closed 1968. Damaged by bombing and only partly rebuilt. (As was). Re-opened by HRH Princess Elizabeth 1949. Once had 38 snooker tables, 200 seat restaurant and 1000 seat theatre. Seen here about to be demolished in 1975 to make way for the new dock.PrefectJan 02, 2015
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The Old Church Birchircara321 viewsDamaged in the 1856 earthquake.PrefectJan 01, 2015
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Pieta Creek312 viewsPrefectDec 31, 2014
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School401 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
4 commentsPrefectDec 27, 2014
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Hondok ir-Rummien311 viewsQuarrying stone for the Grand Harbour Breakwaters early 1900s.
And a tranquil Blue Lagoon.
PrefectDec 26, 2014
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Ghajn Dwieli Docks288 viewsUnder construction 1899 - 1907.PrefectDec 26, 2014
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Ghajn Dwieli Docks289 viewsUnder construction 1899 - 1907.PrefectDec 26, 2014
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Puccini 1937272 viewsTirrenia LinePrefectDec 21, 2014
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RMA Officers at St Elmo233 viewsPrefectDec 19, 2014
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Tigne Barracks - Guardroom365 viewsPostcard.
The clock tower (but not the clock) has survived the redevelopment - here.
1 commentsPrefectDec 18, 2014
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Tigne Barracks - Football453 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefectDec 18, 2014
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RFA Wave Chief on Ras Hanzir Dolphins220 viewsPrefectDec 17, 2014
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HMS Alexandra c1886259 viewsAs Flagship of the CinC HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.PrefectDec 15, 2014
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Class with Lt Cdr Richards c19751154 viewsPrefectDec 15, 2014
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Rediffusion392 viewsThe formal opening of the new building by Sir Robert Laycock in 1958.
Image from Rediffusion-Malta.
PrefectDec 13, 2014
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Admiral Sir Guy Grantham297 viewsCinC Med 1954–1957. Governor 1959–1962.
Here at TH. "No one, however, made a greater personal contribution to the history of the Royal Navy in the first half of this century." Obituary.
PrefectDec 12, 2014
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Ford V8 2890409 viewsAt the Ferry after the colour change.PrefectDec 11, 2014
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Molino a Vento361 viewsOn St Michael's Bastion overlooking a very undeveloped Ta'Xbiex & Gzira.PrefectDec 11, 2014
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Flower Class Corvettes 1947226 viewsPenstemon & Nasturtium.PrefectDec 10, 2014
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HMS Mallow 1949208 viewsFlower Class Corvette. Ex Yugoslav Nada & Partizanka. Probably here as the Egyptian El Sudan.PrefectDec 10, 2014
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HMS Snapdragon c1946202 viewsFlower Class Corvette. Ex USS Saucy, ex HMS Arabis.PrefectDec 08, 2014
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HMS Manxman 1952223 viewsDisguised as "Essen" for the film Single Handed.PrefectDec 08, 2014
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HMS Manxman 1951200 viewsPrefectDec 08, 2014
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HMS Tiger 1960218 viewsPrefectDec 07, 2014
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Queen Elizabeth & Valiant270 viewsParlatorio Wharf 1926.PrefectDec 05, 2014
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RFA Eddycliff 1955193 viewsLots more Eddys here.PrefectDec 03, 2014
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HMS Devonshire c 1938254 viewsPrefectDec 01, 2014
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HMS Victoria 1865255 viewsThe last wooden first-rate three-decked ship of the line. Wiki.PrefectNov 30, 2014
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Empire Shelter 1949189 viewsCastle Class Corvette (Barnard Castle), completed as Rescue Ship and later used as Army Transport.PrefectNov 29, 2014
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Empire Peacemaker 1949198 viewsCastle Class Corvette (Scarborough Castle), completed as Rescue Ship and later used as Army Transport.PrefectNov 29, 2014
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Empire Lifeguard 1948177 viewsCastle Class Corvette (Maiden Castle), completed as Rescue Ship and later used as Army Transport.PrefectNov 29, 2014
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