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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Grenadier Guards 1950s670 views1 commentsPrefect
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HMS Forth in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©669 viewsStunning photo by Barbara Kernahan from the window of her flat.1 commentsOldBat
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HMS Ricasoli 1947 -1958665 viewsSignal training, Cookery, Leadership, Rifle Range, Transit Depot & Lido.
The Army took over the fort but the Lido came under St Angelo.
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Msida Creek 1960s ©662 viewsWith HMS Miner VI at the Torpedo Depot.1 commentsPrefect
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HMAFV Bridport 1955660 viewsIn 1946 the RAF took over two Bangor class Minesweepers, HMS Bridport and Bridlington, they became H.M.A.F.V's,[Her Majesty's Airforce Vessel's]. These vessels were operated,home and overseas on long range weapons and sonar bouy recovery amongst other duties, until 1958 when both were scrapped. Prefect
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234 Signals Squadron Parade at Lintorn Barracks 660 views234 Signals Squadron, the last British Army Unit in Malta who moved to Mtarfa in July 1971 as Lintorn was handed over to the Government. (Photo is earlier).Prefect
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7th Destroyer Squadron659 viewsC1962: Scorpion, Trafalgar, Dunkirk, Jutland & Broadsword.
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HMS Troubridge 1964657 views See an interesting comparison1 commentsPrefect
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A well known face in the Dockyard.657 viewsPrefect
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Another picture of the raising of a submarine in Msida Creek ©657 viewsPhoto by Barbara KernahanOldBat
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HMS Delight655 viewsPrefect
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HMS Gambia & HMS Belfast654 views©John GardinerPrefect
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Lazaretto Creek 1949654 viewsWith HMS Forth not yet in Msida Creek.Prefect
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Lascaris Comcen ©654 viewsMemoirs of an Inmate.
Lascaris Association
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HMS Decoy 1957653 viewsDaring class destroyer.4 commentsPrefect
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Dutch Cruiser " De Zeven Provincien" Grand Harbour c1961652 viewsFull harbour!, the Netherlands Cruiser, follwed by 27,300 ton "Empress of Canada" & then 12,300 ton " Dunera"deco.rise
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A Message from the Harriers652 viewsTo the instigators of the SDSR.
(Nothing to do with Malta and sorry about the apalling lapse of standards, but I couldn't resist it. Thank you Spike.)
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HMS Stubbington651 viewsMid 60s with the 7th MS.1 commentsPrefect
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HMS Devonshire 1974651 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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5th Frigate Squadron 1954651 viewsPrefect
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The Reserve Fleet651 viewsLazaretto Creek c19542 commentsPrefect
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HMS Exmouth ©651 viewsType 14 converted to carry out trials for gas turbine propulsion.
©Chris Howell Collection
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HMNZS Black Prince 1953650 viewsPrefect
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Grand Harbour 1955650 viewsPrefect
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HMS Manxman 1951650 viewsFound one at last.Prefect
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HMS Kemerton 1962644 views5 commentsPrefect
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Tiger, Tiger, burning bright ...643 viewsXmas 19591 commentsPrefect
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HMS Carysfort 1965643 viewsC class destroyer. 27th Escort Squadron.Prefect
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RFA Amherst641 viewsArmament Stores Carrier usually on the UK-Gibraltar-Malta run, 1952-1963.2 commentsPrefect
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Villa Rosa 641 views& St George's Bay 19455 commentsPrefect
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A boat Grand Harbour639 viewsTaken from the deck of Devonia as she was leaving G.H. for the 1966 T.H. school cruise. We were on our way to Libya to pick up some American kids. So pre-Gaddafi when El Adem was still operational.10 commentsChris Howells
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Louis Grima ©637 viewsMy grandfather, Louis Grima, and me on RFA Wave Ruler. Photo taken yesterday during the Malta ex-RFA Association visit to the ship. My grandpa served between 1955 and 1970.
Ken Grima
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