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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Malta Story 1953329 viewsPrefect
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Mgarr 1955329 viewsFrom "The Battle of the River Plate".Prefect
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HMS Dalrymple 1962328 viewsPrefect
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In the ERAs club, Floriana 1952327 viewsdfss
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Hal Far - HMS Falcon327 viewsMy father Len Reed was in the Royal Navy when he became in charge of a small unit of the Fleet Air Arm at Hal Far in 1950-53. I think he went up in planes fixing electrical faults connected with the radios and communications. (He didn't care much for that part !)

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Admiral Sir Guy Grantham326 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.
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45 CDO RM 1947323 viewsAt Ghadira Camp, Mellieha Bay.
Now the Mellieha Holiday Centre.
Royal Marines in Malta
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Mtarfa323 viewsPrefect
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Faithful321 viewsPrefect
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HMS Caprice320 viewsAnd Città Di Tunisi.Prefect
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HMS Owen 1953320 viewsRFA War Hindoo right.Prefect
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HMS Devonshire 1963320 viewsPrefect
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Timms Family in Malta318 viewsMy mother Hazel Timms with my sister Linda in Malta. c 1955/56.Paul Timms
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HMS Ledbury - July 2013 ©317 viewsPhoto kindly supplied by the British High Commission who may be found here on Flickr and here on Facebook.Prefect
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King's Birthday Parade 1948 315 viewsBrian SharmanPrefect
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Malta Story 1953314 viewsPrefect
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Runway 13/31 at RAF Krendi ©314 viewsMap.
Abandoned Airfields-Malta.
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HMS Serene 1946314 viewsAlgerine Class1 commentsPrefect
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Last White Ensign at Hal Far313 views31 May 1967 on the disbandment of 728 Naval Air Squadron.

HMS Falcon had already ceased to be on 31 August 1965. RAF Hal-Far was instituted 1st Sept 1965.

The Kalafrana - Hal Far Story
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Hal Far - HMS Falcon313 viewsMy father Leonard Reed second from right c1951.

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Photographic Section RAF Luqa 1948312 viewsBrian SharmanPrefect
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RFA Cherryleaf 1946312 viewsPrefect
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HMS London 1971312 viewsPrefect
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HMS Cleopatra in 1952310 viewsIn which my father was then serving. Photo taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to the island in that year.dfss
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Malta Story 1953309 viewsPrefect
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Shackleton at Hal Far © 309 viewsPhoto Graham King, © Camera Moose.Prefect
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HMS Derby Haven 1947307 viewsLoch Class frigate converted to Support Ship for Coastal Minesweepers here returning from Far East. Later reconverted to frigate and sold to Persian Navy as BADR.Prefect
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RFA Diligence306 viewsCaptain Trevor Iles with the RFA Association Malta.
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Moorhen305 viewsPrefect
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HMS Galatea - 1978 - 305 viewsA PR shot found by Russ Palmer when clearing out one of the ships offices prior to going in to refit.SC-UK
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Airedale304 viewsPrefect
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Whirlwind SAR in Marsaxlokk Bay304 views1 commentsPrefect
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