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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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HMS Brocklesby ©457 viewsHanding over NATO duties off Libya to HMS Bangor (inboard).Prefect
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RFA Hebe457 viewsPrefect
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A better shot of Lion in Marsamxett457 viewsPrefect
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No 9 OMQ Kalafrana 1966 ©457 viewsHome in 1966/7, overlooking Kalafrana and Birzebbugia, now, alas, buried under a giant container port. The car is a VW Variant estate, bought new in Malta, free of purchase tax, and driven back to the UK via Sicily at the end of the posting.
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St Andrew's Barracks456 viewsEducation CentrePrefect
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Harbour Launch ©455 viewsAnd Visitors, Sliema Creek.Prefect
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Naval Hunters from FRADU454 viewsFRADU provides training for the Royal Navy, such as simulated attacks on Royal Navy ships and training air controllers and Airborne Early Warning (AEW) exercises.Prefect
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RFA Turmoil 453 viewsSalvage Tug of the Bustler class famed for her part in the Flying Enterprise saga of January 1952.
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Malta Story453 viewsMembers of 78 Wing RAAF on location for the filming of the movie 'Malta Story'. LAC M. Dunn (right) shows actors Alec Guinness (left), Anthony Steele and Muriel Pavlow the art of 'two up'.Prefect
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RFA Dewdale 1952451 viewsPrefect
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RAF Safi450 viewsPrefect
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HMS Burnaston 1960450 viewsWith a close up of Tigne Boom Defence area.Prefect
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Ancient 1948450 viewsBuilt 1915 as Veteran. Renamed 1918. Based Malta until sold in 1953.Prefect
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RFA Sea Salvor450 viewsHastening to the aid of Star of Malta July 29 1955.Prefect
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HMS Wilkeston450 viewsPrefect
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Paradise Bay 1956 ©449 viewsSuccessfully refloated.
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Careful with my new staff car!449 viewsPrefect
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HMS Ranpura 1958449 viewsHer bell is at a church in Plymstock, here.Prefect
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Not HMS Pinafore448 viewsThe Governor 1950.Prefect
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RFA Bacchus 1938448 views7 commentsPrefect
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Kalafrana & Hal Far 1958448 viewsPrefect
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RFA Cherryleaf (3)447 viewsFreighting TankerPrefect
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Verdala Barracks North Gate ©447 viewsPrefect
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HMS Ramillies 1927446 viewsFrom an original photo by Anthony Pavia, 40 Ordnance St, Valletta
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HMS Hickleton 1957446 viewsPrefect
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HMS Tapir 1954445 viewsPrefect
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HMS Woolwich 1948445 viewsDestroyer Depot ShipPrefect
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USS Nautilus 1960445 views1 commentsPrefect
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Whitehall Mansions Xmas 1949444 viewsWren Os and QARNNS Sisters.Prefect
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Ark Royal 1955444 viewsWhen new.Prefect
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RFA Eaglesdale mid 50s443 views©Rex CooperPrefect
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HMS Chequers 1945-6443 viewsPrefect
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