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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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A well stocked Sliema Creek565 viewsphillrose
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Brown Jobs on exercise 1960s564 viewsPrefect
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RFA Brown Ranger564 viewsAt Malta 1962.
GRT 3417. Built H&W Glasgow, 1941. 6 Cyl H- B&W. Speed 14.
Based Gibraltar and escort oiler on all Malta convoys and N. African landings. Port oiler Bone and Algiers. Thence Pacific Fleet including Leyte and re-occupation of Honkers and Shankers. Royal tour with Vanguard. Latterly between the Med and Home stations with a venture across the Pacific to support Sir Percivale. Laid up Devonport November 1974 for disposal. Sold for scrap at Gijon, April 1975.
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HMS Birmingham 1954563 views©Lesley ColePrefect
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Submarine 1950s562 viewsDisguised as Greek for a film.Prefect
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Shackleton over Corradino560 views1 commentsPrefect
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HMS Forth559 viewsActually moving!Prefect
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USS John F Kennedy 2004559 viewsMartin PowellPrefect
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601 Squadron, Ta Kali 1953.559 viewsPrefect
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HMS Blackpool 1966559 viewsPrefect
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HMS Victorious559 views2 commentsPrefect
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Floriana Parade Ground 1960558 views©John GardinerPrefect
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Communicators 1962558 viewsPrefect
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HMS Ajax 1947558 viewsof River Plate fame.1 commentsPrefect
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HMS Tally-Ho 1957558 viewsPrefect
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HMS Ark Royal 1977557 viewsPrefect
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Officer's Quarters Kalafrana ©557 viewsEarly 1980s before demolition for Freeport site. These are the Officer's Married Quarters for Hal Far, situated on the hill overlooking the Hal Far Road. In the foreground is the quarry where the airframe of one of the Sea Gladiators of the Hal Far Flight was dumped during WW2.
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RFA Tarbatness556 viewsWith an Italian SquadronPrefect
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Israel Destroyer ' Eilat' Marsamxett c1960556 viewsEilat was originally an R.N. Destroyer - Zealous.1 commentsdeco.rise
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Vulcan Crash 1975556 views
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Moorhen552 views3 commentsPrefect
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HMS Cumberland551 viewsCounty Class Cruiser. Veteran of the River Plate.
Trials ship from 1951 - 1958.
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HMS Totem551 viewsPrefect
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HMS Charity 1949551 viewsPrefect
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HMS Tyne550 viewsDestroyer Depot ShipPrefect
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HMS Opossum, about 1947550 viewsSloop of the Modified Black Swan Class. Prefect
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HMS Eagle550 views©Lesley Cole
Blue Ranger alongside
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RFA Tidespring ©549 viewsWatercolour by Ossie Jones Prefect
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HMS Barspear 1951549 viewsPrefect
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HMS Girdle Ness 1958549 viewsSeaslug missile trials.Prefect
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Forth at Chrimbo 1958 ©548 viewsTapir & Tally-Ho.Prefect
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Sub off St Angelo 1950s548 viewsT Class
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