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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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NATO Exercise Sliema Creek 1956505 viewsAnd Manxman.Prefect
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HMS Tiger 1960 ©504 viewsPrefect
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Pieta Creek 1946-48504 views©Anita Sackett
An RFA Fort to the right. A MFA? centre.
The Old School in Villa Sunshine at Ta'Xbiex to the left.
RASC Launches foreground.
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Luqa 1950504 viewsPrefect
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RFA Amherst c1959 Grand Harbour ©504 viewsGreat faded pic of 'Amherst' in front of the Floating Dock.
Tanker in there is 'British Energy' ( what a mine of info! ) Keep finding these old photos bit by bit!
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HMS Leander503 viewsPassing the Città di Livorno.
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HMS Eagle503 views© IWM (FL 10443)Prefect
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HMS Tiger 1960 ©502 viewsPrefect
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RFA Maine (3)502 viewsPassing Tigne in the 1920s.3 commentsPrefect
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The Dockyard 1954502 viewsPrefect
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HMS Narvik & charges502 views1960 - 62.1 commentsPrefect
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Sunderland in SPB502 views© IWM (MH 8043). Short Sunderland Mark I, 'DQ-M', of No. 228 Squadron RAF, on fire in St Paul's Bay, Malta after being shot up for a second time by Messerschmitt Bf 109s of 7/JG26., already damaged from the previous attack on 7 March 1941, ultimately sank after efforts to tow her ashore failed.

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HMS Gambia 1952501 viewsPrefect
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HMS Highburton 1956501 viewsPrefect
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Verdala Camp Christmas Menu 500 viewsHMS Euroclydon was the wartime name of Verdala School .
Les Hutton confirms that this menu was above the usual standard!
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HMS Waterwitch499 views Les Hutton's Algerine Class Sweeper.Prefect
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CS St Margarets498 viewsAdmiralty Cable Ship
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Grand Harbour. 1920s ?498 viewsEarly colour postcard. About 1920s? Any guesses to year & vessels?deco.rise
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Land of Romance497 viewsAs drawn on a postcard depicting Strada Stretta before the war.
McEwans had a bottling plant in Malta.
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An unloved Pinnace as Picket Boat496 viewsWartime convoy arrival.Prefect
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HMS Hermes 1962496 viewsPrefect
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St George's Bay ©495 viewsMilitary bathing facilities.Prefect
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St Angelo 1967495 viewsFort St AngeloMartin Powell
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HMS Turpin Departs495 viewsThe last station submarine left on 9 November 1964 to the strains of Auld Lang Syne.Prefect
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Lt Cdr Jack Colbeck 495 viewsAEO 728 Squadron, 1967.

By then no longer RNAS Hal-Far (HMS Falcon) having become RAF Hal-Far on 1st Sept 1965.
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Cruising in Blue Ranger 1952494 viewsPhill RosePrefect
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Fairey Firefly494 viewsAt HMS Falcon (Hal Far) 1955Prefect
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HMS Essington 1955494 viewsMartin PowellPrefect
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RFA Maine (3)493 viewsHospital Ship of the Med Fleet. In service 1921 - 1947.Prefect
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HMS Devonshire493 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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HMS Ark Royal 1960 ©492 viewsPrefect
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HMS Hermes 1960492 viewsPrefect
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