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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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George Molden118 viewsMy friend George Molden outside Tuck shop.mikew
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Bathing machine114 viewsBalluta Bay c.1960

Photo : Norman Schembri
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Sliema 1967112 viewsThe slipway at Sliema.Military Brat
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All the best from Farsons 109 views1960s ad. Reads "Simonds Farsons Cisk is the largest and most up to date industry on the island" !!2 commentsadmin
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Sliema Creek 1967107 viewsThe gentleman in the foreground is an
Italian Naval Officer.
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Looking for that elusive present...106 views...for him/her who has everything?

What about a Xarabanc ?

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TSS Oxfordshire [1957-1964] Later TSS Fairstar [1964-1997].106 viewsSS Oxfordshire was a Troopship launched on December 15th by
Mrs Dorothea Head wife of The Minister of Defence.
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Dainty Bar105 viewsRemember the Dainty Bar just opposite Egmont Flats? We had many happy hours in there during the late 60's.mikew
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Beacon House St Andrew's Barracks [Now].104 viewsThe old Beacon House was used for N.A.A.F.I breaks.Military Brat
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Prize Day 1966104 viewsThanks to Paul Gentleadmin
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HMS Forth at Christmas 1958 ©101 viewsDaytime view.

© Valerie Easter/Snowdon/Shutler
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Click here for TH Sports Day 1968101 viewsPDF of Sports Day 1968 - from Mike Wynne.SC-UK
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UPDATED FILE - wartime memories100 views...see comments below post - HEREMartin Powell
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Could Malta have become a US possession?98 viewsJudge for yourself HERE

Watercolour USS Constitution in GH 1804, Edwin Galea
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Barrakka lift probably c. 1980 before demolition98 viewsYou can google the new one.

Photo : source unknown.
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Empire96 viewsTroopship "Empire Fowey"Military Brat
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Triton Fountain 296 viewsFor those who are unaware of the livecam on the roof of The Phoenicia I have been trying unsuccessfully to include a link here, but if you Google "Live Cam Floriana - The Triton Fountain" you will find it. There are other views, too - Tigne, St George's Square, Grand harbour etc.Ivan
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Prize Day batting order 196696 viewsThanks to Paul Gentleadmin
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My Old School Shirt 296 viewsThis is the back of my (Mike Wynne's) old school shirt with more funny notes and wishes.
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Boy in grey blazer 195295 viewsNow identified as John Clark, TH 1947-1949 & 1952-1954.

(...not forgetting that there were still some junior classes at TH until 1955).

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RFA Empire Gull [L3513] 91 viewsRFA Empire Gull was a landing ship of The Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
She was affectionately known as the "Black Pig" and was one of
the last serving LSTs.
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Merry Christmas from Valletta 201991 viewsThis is a large Christmas "tree" of illuminated Mdina-glass baubles on display in Valletta.2 commentsadmin
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Army childhood91 viewsARMY CHILDHOOD: BRITISH ARMY CHILDREN’S LIVES AND TIMES. Beautifully produced with many full colour prints.

Book by The Army Children Archive’s founder, Clare Gibson. (Shire Publications Ltd, 2012). Slim but highly recommended.

Read parts online HERE

More on TACA including Malta (but sadly lacks a sorely-needed search facility).
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Anyone we know?91 viewsAlhambra 1970s.admin
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Malta Independence 196488 views21st September

See Youtube

...and lots more clips there.
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