Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

Home > Malta > Naval & Military

Top rated - Naval & Military
Attard2.jpg
John Attard386 viewsIn attendance on HMS Trafalgar.
Over the years he served many ships including HMS Chequers in 1949. (Also seen at right here.) If anyone has the photo of his dghajsa with Royal passengers, please contact his grandson Keith Attard at ktyson12@hotmail.com
Prefect55555
(10 votes)
1960-A10.jpg
The Torpedo Depot, Msida Creek792 viewsOriginally built in 1855 as the P&O Coal Stores, the Depot closed in 1964 having looked after the sweepers in its final years.Prefect55555
(3 votes)
HMS_LAYBURN-Malta.jpg
HMS Layburn ©779 viewsFrom 1969 - 1973, the last RN ship at Malta. Replaced by RMAS Garganey.
©Chris Howell Collection.
Prefect55555
(3 votes)
luqa48-2.jpg
RAF Luqa 1948557 views2 commentsPrefect55555
(2 votes)
Blackpool66.jpg
HMS Blackpool 1966523 viewsPrefect55555
(2 votes)
VICTORIOUS_1966.jpg
HMS Victorious 1966666 viewsPrefect55555
(2 votes)
harriersw.jpg
A Message from the Harriers607 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.)
Prefect55555
(2 votes)
HMS_Liverpool_bridge_with_Princess_Elizabeth_aboardw.jpg
HMS Liverpool 1950 ©511 viewsThe Vice Admiral commanding the 15th Cruiser Squadron, his wife and HRH The Duchess of Edinburgh.
Andrew Blake
Prefect55555
(2 votes)
HMS_HAMPSHIRE-1974.jpg
HMS Devonshire 1974619 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect55555
(2 votes)
USS_John_F_Kennedy_-_Maltaw.jpg
USS John F Kennedy862 views20041 commentsPrefect55555
(2 votes)
dad_ccy.jpg
CCY Tweedie-Walker376 viewsHi Folks,
Anyone remember my dad in Malta in the 50s and then the 60s. 25 plus years service full time in the RN then after RNR. CCY Russell Manley Tweedie-Walker. Still have Pewter mug 1971 St Angelo Snrs mess I presume leaving present. I was at school in Malta from 67-70 don't remember where as all photos paper work etc lost during a flood in Scotland. My father crossed the line before I got to ask him many questions. But proud of him as all service personnel that dedicated life to Queen and country. I remember only doing swimming in rock pool for certificate, with sea urchins etc and prunes,warm milk.recorder and guitar lessons. I was 6 yrs old at the time in malta and remember being upset at not going to RN school but mixed school. Remember the pastor with the adams apple though.
iaintw55555
(36 votes)
MPnew6b.jpg
St Angelo 1967467 viewsFort St AngeloMartin Powell55555
(2 votes)
ancient48w.jpg
Ancient 1948430 viewsBuilt 1915 as Veteran. Renamed 1918. Based Malta until sold in 1953.Prefect55555
(2 votes)
Image_(15).jpg
HMS / HMT Brigand671 viewsRescue Tug operating out of Malta with mainly Maltese Crew.
Built 1937. Paid off 1960 after 22 years Med service.

Story HERE
1 commentsrobinwilliams55555
(2 votes)
Diving2.jpg
Diving School 1956 - 57697 viewsHMS Phoenicia, Manoel Island.3 commentsPrefect55555
(2 votes)
rmaslcreek.jpg
Destroyers in Sliema Creek944 viewsRMA Mess on Tigne Street, foreground. LSTs far right.
7th Destroyer Sqn. Probably 1962. HMS Trafalgar, Dunkirk, Jutland, Aisne or Corunna?, Broadsword and Scorpion.
1 commentsPrefect55555
(2 votes)
np2w.jpg
Light Jackstay Transfer667 viewsBetween Stubbington and Shavington
Weekend trip to Sicily. June 1960.
Alan Walker
The Light Jackstay using fibre ropes and lots of manpower was tested for loads of 500 Lbs.
The Heavy Jackstay with steel wire ropes and auto-tension winches could manage loads up to 2 Tons.
Not a lot of people know that - or probably want to!
Prefect44444
(3 votes)
The_Ark.jpg
The Ark678 viewsProcedure Alfa1 commentsPrefect44444
(3 votes)
msida62.jpg
Msida Creek 1962852 viewsNarvik with the subs, several Ton class, and Ausonia far left.1 commentsPrefect44444
(9 votes)
334002131.jpg
HMS Woodbridge Haven 19593723 viewsIn Sliema Creek with the Minesweeping Squadron.
E Ferreira
Prefect44444
(8 votes)
KHF2w.jpg
Kalafrana & Hal Far 1958414 viewsPrefect44444
(3 votes)
Bridport_1955.jpg
HMAFV Bridport 1955621 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. Prefect44444
(3 votes)
HMS_London_1947w.jpg
HMS London 1947692 viewsAndrew Blake2 commentsPrefect44444
(3 votes)
malta1.jpg
SGTS MESS CHRISTMAS PARTY. ROYAL SIGNALS283 viewsProbably taken at Sgts mess in Floriana. Anybody you recognise ?!tedhebden44444
(2 votes)
ms3.jpg
Malta Story 1953372 viewsPrefect44444
(2 votes)
edcenstA.jpg
St Andrew's Barracks432 viewsEducation CentrePrefect44444
(2 votes)
KBP512.jpg
King's Birthday Parade 1951458 viewsPrefect44444
(2 votes)
rafSiggiewi.jpg
RAF Siggiewi656 viewsComms relay stationPrefect44444
(2 votes)
9780752456355w.jpg
New book coming soon386 viewsUXB Malta
Royal Engineers
Bomb Disposal 1940-44
S.A.M. Hudson
http://www.uxbmalta.blogspot.com/

To be published 17th May 2010, at £20 Hardback. The first book to reveal what it was like to work in Army bomb disposal in the most bombed place on Earth.
The History Press
The Mill, Brimscombe Port, Stroud, Glos GL5 2QG
Tel +44(0)1453 883300 Fax +44(0)1453 883233
www.thehistorypress.co.uk
(Another scoop for TH Nostalgia!)
2 commentsPrefect44444
(2 votes)
img033.jpg
The Fleet's in ©839 viewsSummer 1960 - but where? Sliema Creek perhaps?4 commentsJohn Kirby44444
(2 votes)
halfarmap.jpg
Hal Far475 viewsPrefect44444
(2 votes)
LC001-01.jpg
Sliema Creek842 viewsCorunna, Barrosa & Aisne ?
©Lesley Cole
2 commentsPrefect44444
(2 votes)
47 files on 2 page(s) 1