Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Empire Stadium Gzira4541 viewsLater known as The Stadium. Used mostly for football matches (and greyhound racing) and hosted the home matches of the Maltese national football team and also hosted the final of the Maltese Cup. The stadium was able to hold 30,000 spectators and originally opened in 1922. It was notorious for its sandy pitch. It hosted its final game in 1981, being replaced by the modern Ta' Qali Stadium.2 commentsPrefect
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HMS Woodbridge Haven 19594074 viewsIn Sliema Creek with the Minesweeping Squadron.
E Ferreira
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John & Ursula Payne4003 viewsManoel Island 1961John Payne
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Top row- Steven Spence, Brian Gunns, 'Tiny' Knapman: Front Row:- Gaynor Hamley, David Dugmore & Lynne Gregory3966 viewsDugmore
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St George's Bay & Barracks3524 views2 commentsPrefect
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Fleur de Lis Gate3441 viewsAbout 1904, before the roundabout.
Rails on the left by the Aqueduct are for the construction of the Tramway.
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Royalty 1950 ©3432 viewsOutside Villa Guardamangia.
© Malcolm Shykles
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Monitors 19603289 views1 commentsPrefect
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Class 4K 1976-19772951 viewsRuth Markwell3 commentsPrefect
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TH Dance at Verdala2718 viewsbernardhoctor
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A gorgeous Linda Moody2681 viewsAt St Georges (I think) 1976.eansmith
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Diana and Elisa Dick c19562530 viewsPeter Evans
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My Sister & Friends2527 viewsBirzebbuga beach 1971-2.
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HMS Bulawayo2425 viewsNordmark (later Northmark) was a former German Navy fast fleet oiler which was allocated to the Royal Navy by the Inter-Allied Repatriations Commission when British forces entered Copenhagen on 9 May 1945. Cost of conversion to RFA standards was considered prohibitive, so she remained RN. Carried out trials of the abeam method. The Bulawayo Cup was presented to ships on the Mediterranean Station which displayed the most conspicuous efficiency in Replenishment at Sea.
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Eros Cafe Sliema, Summer 19692356 viewsPaul Wickham, Dom Busuttil-Rivers, Keith Woodcock, Dan Rowan.

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Airmen's Mess RAF Luqa2333 views2 commentsPrefect
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Luqa School Class in 19652225 viewsWith Mr George Cannon, Andy Joyner, Mike Castle, Linda Sweeney, Susan Paton & Vicky Edwards.Prefect
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3B Mr Finnis Class 1977 or 19782217 viewsSue Dove
It's great when your not the youngest at Secondary School anymore!!
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Water Boats2205 viewsPainting by OldBat
©Liz Mardel
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School Disco at Kalafrana2187 viewsSteve Rippon, Linda Moody et al.1 commentseansmith
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Class 1D 19742182 viewsForm Master is John Hughes
Col Bishop
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Form 2A2 19742175 viewsLynn Mentiply.
Back (L-R): Lawrence Richards, Andrew Ball, David Franklin, Steven Barratt, Paul Thomas (hidden), Andrew Dearlove, Steven Burton, Martin Dunn, David ?, Alan ?, Raymond Eddie
Middle: Jane Stubbings, Debbie Humphreys, Pauline Hillier, Janet Hall, Helen Gough, Rosalind Douglas, Consuelo Gelsthorpe, Yvonne Wilson, Mandy King, Rona Macallum, Jane Arbuthnot
Front: Bridget Cartwright, Sara Loudon, Tina Burton, Mr P.A. Allen, Kim Branch, Tonia Steele, Lynn Mentiply
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Pat Cooper 19642154 viewsPrefect
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Alongside HMS Forth 19562144 viewsSentinel. Sea Devil, Tudor, Trenchant.
Peter Palmer
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RSA Class 1959.2139 views I am on the right bottom row. Pauline Green is behind me. Geraldine Noller is to my right. Also in the class, is Dawn Fear, Patsy Glover, Heather Hollows, Leslie Leathers, a girl called Kim ? and Rosemary ? and Angela ? Help Please. The form teacher was Mr Stanley.

Photo - Valerie Easter.
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1A1 1976 (I think)2137 viewsClass photo Tal Handaq 1A1
Back Row - L-R Derek Saunders (me) John Jefferson, Phillip Basson, Andreas Oliver, Andrew Mockford, Wayne Spencer, Ian Knight, Gary Bright, Carl Jenkins, Kevin Greenwood, Haydn Knight
Middle - Patrick O'Malley, Claire Corbett, Penny Towe, Dawn Dawson, Caroline Sturdy, Sarah Brown, X, Denise Crowley, Shaun Bailey
Front - Dawn Ramsey,? Mckee, X, Miss Rae, Janie Macintosh, Joanne Hill, X
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HMY Britannia 19612125 views©Liz MardelOldBat
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Netball 19732122 views2 commentsPrefect
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HMS Euryalus2121 viewsPrefect
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Miss Wilson's Class 19752106 viewsDiane Perrin (Stapley)Prefect
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1B1 Miss Shone's Class, 1976 or 19752103 viewsSue Dove
When girls were girls and boys were yucky!!!
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Form 3F October 19752086 viewsRuth Markwell1 commentsPrefect
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