Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Oliver 197323 viewsThe earlier press release had a dramatic effect.

(The 1100 and the boat are probably sold by now).
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Oliver 197321 viewsDolphin & Eagle press release.adminSep 08, 2018
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Combined Cadet Force 197826 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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Freshspray & Freshspring 196024 viewsPainting by OldBat.

But which is which? (Look closely and compare with photo).

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3 commentsadminAug 10, 2018
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Freshspray (L) & Freshspring (R) 196025 viewsFreshspring is currently being restored. Google it.

Copyright © Liz Mardel (OldBat)
adminAug 10, 2018
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Wedgie71 viewsHe's never got stuck there before.

1972

Copyright © Martin Powell
adminJul 28, 2018
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Gone to roost70 viewsChicken shack route - one way ticket.

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adminJul 28, 2018
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Coming or going?52 viewsSeeing double, 1972

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adminJul 28, 2018
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Caption competition99 viewsOutside Astra cinema Luqa.

Answers on a postcard. No prizes, just the kudos.
1 commentsadminJul 14, 2018
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Feeling chuffed79 views"Train" rides round St Andrew's, Airborme Forces Day 1969.adminJul 14, 2018
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Not waving but drowning63 viewsHRH transfers between HMS Eastbourne and HMS Walkerton off Malta, April 1960.adminJul 14, 2018
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Treasure in Malta169 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 ago214 views15 May 1978adminJun 17, 2018
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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1965 (3)117 viewsExecuting "the wheel".

Viewed from the hall roof.

Copyright © Martin Powell
adminJun 05, 2018
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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1965 (2)87 viewsTwo paces forward.

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adminJun 05, 2018
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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1965 (1)68 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 2018164 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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Fishers of men171 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 Kingsway140 viewsNow welcomes tourists in for drinks and to see its history.adminMay 22, 2018
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First bus fleet 1905, Thornycroft.67 viewsImported by family Agius, well known to admin.

20hp - half hp per person !
adminMay 22, 2018
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Imperial Hotel (matchbox cover?)136 viewsCorner Rudolph St. & Dingli St.

Demolished 2017 to make way for a nursing home.
adminMay 10, 2018
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Batman breadmobile118 viewscirca 1980? Anyone remember this?adminMay 10, 2018
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Anyone we know? 225 viewsPhoto for sale on a certain online auction site.adminMay 10, 2018
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It was 50 years ago today...291 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

Copyright © Martin Powell
3 commentsadminApr 30, 2018
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Sculling about203 viewsRob Ross 1970

Taken at Robb Lido, appropriately

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1 commentsadminApr 29, 2018
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Malta v England 3 June 2000115 viewsEngland 2 : Malta 1
At Ta Qali stadium

Improving

See MATCH REPORT
adminApr 29, 2018
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Malta v England 12 May 197187 viewsEngland 5 : Malta 0

See MATCH REPORT
adminApr 29, 2018
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Stop me and buy one162 viewsadminApr 23, 2018
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Whaler (L) & gig (R)131 viewsHMS Sultan's crew jolly 1889adminApr 23, 2018
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Well you can tell by the way I use my walk..180 views..I'm a woman's man.adminApr 23, 2018
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Fleet in port150 views1960s.adminApr 15, 2018
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Aerial view Manoel Is, Valletta and old Tigne.201 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadminApr 15, 2018
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