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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Whirlwind SAR in Marsaxlokk Bay309 views1 commentsPrefect
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King's Birthday Parade 1948307 viewsRAF inspected by whom?
Brian Sharman
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Airedale307 viewsPrefect
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HMS Norfolk 1971307 viewsPrefect
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Sea Giant 1961306 viewsPrefect
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Maritime Squadron AFM © 304 viewsWebsite.Prefect
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RFA Brown Ranger303 viewsCourtesy of MaltaPost
Full set here.
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HMS Duncansby Head 1946303 viewsPrefect
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RFA Dingledale302 viewsCourtesy of MaltaPost.
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P.O. R.E.Timms302 viewsMy father in his whites just before joining Ranpura in 1954Paul Timms
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HMS Fierce 1948301 viewsAlgerine Class. Flotilla leader 2nd MSF with a Vice Admiral embarked.3 commentsPrefect
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RFA Fort Dunvegan299 viewsPhoto possibly 1948. Built as VSIS by Burrard Drydock in 1944. Managed Ellerman. Laid up 1946-8. RFA service from 1951 as store carrier and "flagship". Coronation Review in 1953 then Malta run until 1960 when she went Far East as AirSIS, reverting to NS/VSIS in 1961. Scrapped Kaohsiung 1968.2 commentsPrefect
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HMS Wolfe 1947299 viewsSubmarine Depot Ship. Ex Canadian Pacific Montcalm. With the 1st Submarine Flotilla in Malta until relieved by HMS FORTH in 1947.Prefect
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HMS Rifleman298 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefect
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8th. King's (Liverpool)297 viewsMalta Garrison
The Leather Hats
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Leonard Reed297 viewsMy father Len Reed in the garden at St George, Pretty Bay c1951.

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Vulcan at RAF Ta Kali Air Display 1960 © 295 viewsPhoto Graham King, © Camera Moose.Prefect
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HMS Illustrious - November 2012293 viewsPhoto © Royal Navy.Prefect
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PAS Director 1967293 viewsAwaiting the arrival of an RFA, probably Tarbatness.
© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.
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Pieta Military Cemetery © 293 viewsAn index of graves may be found on this site.Prefect
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HMS Cleopatra 1952292 viewsdfss
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HMS Sentinel c1959292 viewsPassing HMS Eagle.Prefect
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HMS Ausonia 1962292 viewsPrefect
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1st. Royal Scots291 viewsMalta Garrison
Pontius Pilate's Bodyguard
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Esmeralda 1967290 viewsAnd an LST.
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Gloster Javelin Ta Kali 1960 © 289 viewsPhoto Graham King, © Camera Moose.Prefect
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HMS Cumberland 1953288 viewsPrefect
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HMS Trenchant 1959288 viewsT ClassPrefect
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HMS Scorcher 1947286 views2 commentsPrefect
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Corradino Canteen285 viewsOpened 1897, closed 1968. Damaged by bombing and only partly rebuilt. (As was). Re-opened by HRH Princess Elizabeth 1949. Once had 38 snooker tables, 200 seat restaurant and 1000 seat theatre. Seen here about to be demolished in 1975 to make way for the new dock.Prefect
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12th. Suffolk284 viewsMalta Garrison
The Old Dozen
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HMS Fearless 1968282 viewsPrefect
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