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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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School v Staff 1963996 views Let Battle Commence!3 commentsTex Brown
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Postcard Villa Zammit Pietà995 viewsWith what looks like Villa Guardamangia at the top.Prefect
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Military Bay or Golden Bay 1960995 viewsThis was part of the Model Beach Exhibition to encourage tourists at the time.valerie easter/snowdon/
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Whaler Trip April 6-9 1963 994 viewsSetting off from St Angelo Camber.
Photos from Brian Fuller/Jon Haylock.
The trip took four days in all and the first was spent in reaching up the coast to Paradise Bay where we camped for the night. On the second morning we sailed from Paradise Bay to Mgarr in Gozo via the South and North Comino Channels.
After lunch at Mgarr we reached down to Golden Bay where we said adios to Cdr. Des Clayes and camped for the night. On the third morning we were joined by Mr. McGillivray and Mr. Ratcliff and ran down to Benghisa Point (via Filfla) and then we pulled up to the R.A.F.S.C. at Marsaxlokk — a mere 11 miles. After a relatively peaceful night under a real roof, we tacked out of the bay to Delimara Point and then ran up the coast to Grand Harbour which we reached just after lunch.




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HMS Tiger & Lion in Grand Harbour -24 August 1961992 viewsTiger steaming past her sister ship. According to my records this is the first occasion since the "Tiger" class Cruisers were launched that the two of them are seen together in the Med. Date please??4 commentsdeco.rise
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Distilling Plant - Sliema Ferry - October 2009 ©992 viewsUnder a preservation order? Used to contain a printing press in the 60s, now used as offices. (Not sure I would want to drink water from Sliema Creek even if thrice distilled).22 commentsMartin Powell
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Golden Bay 1962992 views From Left Martin Bond, Tom Fraser, Isobel Simpson, Tex and Phyllis, Kevin Claughan, Joe Salerno. Front, Andy Wilkin and Pauline Warner.3 commentsTex Brown
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Staff 1967991 views4 commentsPrefect
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Brendan Breslin (1959 - 1964)990 viewsFrom the Web.Prefect
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Balluta 1962989 viewsPrefect
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Hello Sailor989 viewsJoe Vincenti, right, and excused-socks friend. Taken at St Angelo steps near the Helix, 1970. Guardroom now flattened. The slipway where we launched the RNSA dinghies is still there.3 commentsMartin Powell
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Carol Papworth, at Ghajn Tuffieha. March 1961.986 viewsMarie AllenMarie Allen
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Fallen Star985 views29 July 1955.
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Jane & Sandy984 viewsAt "The Jukebox", Balluta, 1962.Prefect
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John Nicholas 1962984 viewsWith Sandy & Mum in the green Anglia 303542 commentsPrefect
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fancy Dress Party '57 (2) signatures984 viewsMore signatures from the original photo, in case you had forgotten you were there !5 commentsjane banks
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Martin Canon & Vicki French 1967984 viewsPrefect
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Peter and Charmaine ©982 viewsWhile doing the midday sun thing last year at Mgarr, we (Grahame Cain & I) came across what looked like a fully rigged luzzu. Being nosy I climbed aboard uninvited for a closer look. Peter emerged from the shade beneath and we spent an hour grilling him (no hat either). When he was fully baked we let him get back to his painting. He writes….(see comments below)….1 commentsMartin Powell
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Beach Party Ghajn Tuffieha 62-63 ?981 viewsAre you Carole ??2 commentsPrefect
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Outside the Tuck Shop980 viewsCarol Williams standing on the right. Not sure about the rest.1 commentsmikew
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RADM Bellamy & Captain Malkin 1967979 viewsInstructor Rear Admiral AJ Bellamy OBE MA, The Director, Naval Education Service, on his visit to Tal Handaq, 17-18 April. Admiral Bellamy was Headmaster of Tal Handaq from 1951 - 1954.5 commentsPrefect
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Swimming Sports - St George's Bay.977 viewsSome time in the 1960s. See also.8 commentsPrefect
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Winch Room976 viewsRail tracks misaligned with doorway confirming suggestion of earlier use? Brennan Torpedo?12 commentsPrefect
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Girls Netball Team 1965-66974 viewsFront Line L to R:- Jp Mogridge. Ganor Hamley and Sally Rathmell. Middle top : Robina Hopkinson. Any ideas on who the others are?2 commentsDugmore
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Hanging about.973 viewsMalcolm Trigg, Paul Lovell, Dave Smith, Dave Gerrard, John Parker.
Photo by Alan Tapp.
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Tappy's Farewell to Malta 1961972 viewsCustoms House Steps.Prefect
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Luqa 1978972 viewsThe school has closed, we are all on our way home.Kevin Perkin
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Sliema 1961970 viewsSally Smith, Jan Stride, Alan Tapp.Prefect
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Hal Far - Kalafrana. 1933-1938.970 viewsJohn ClarkPrefect
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Hello Joe970 viewsJoe Vincenti at TH, 2nd Oct 2009, on our farewell visit before demolition. It was all still there.4 commentsMartin Powell
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Tigne & Sliema Creek969 viewsPostcard. After the Army & Navy had gone.5 commentsPrefect
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Prizewinners 1976969 viewsWith Captain P.O. Stanley, OIC Schools 1973-1976.Prefect
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