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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Carol Morrison ©1200 viewsTaking photo of Miss Yule's plaque.
See Plaque.
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Adrian Worley 1952-20041688 viewsTaken at the Farnborough reunion 1999. Adrian took his own life in Jan 2004 after a long history of health problems, which were not helped by his service in Bosnia.2 commentsMartin Powell55555
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Class 1A 1976-71625 viewsBack - Mark Judd, Andrew Morse, xxx, xxx,William Geddis, George x, Jeremy Starling,
Middle - Stew Johnson, Kevin McGlone (me), xxx, Monique Noort, Tanya xxx, Mark Bennett, xxx
Front - Lorraine xxx, Helen Winter-Goodwin, cxx, Trudy Curtis, Mr Mulholland, Michelle Mannickham, xxx, Jane xxx, xxx

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HMS Blackpool 1966579 viewsPrefect55555
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Tigne School, Tue 1st Aug 1989 ©785 views4 commentsDavid Robinson55555
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Tigne Church behind the School, Wed 2nd Aug 1989784 viewsDavid Robinson55555
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The Robinson flat, Tigne Barracks, Malta, Fri 4th Aug 19891184 viewsI think it was called D Block2 commentsDavid Robinson55555
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The old Medical Block, Tigne Barracks, Wed 2nd Aug 19891135 viewsDavid Robinson55555
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The old Bofors park, Tigne Barracks, Malta, Fri 4th Aug 19891766 viewsDavid Robinson55555
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front of C Block, Tigne, Tue 1st Aug 1989699 views1 commentsDavid Robinson55555
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Entrance to Tigne Barracks, guardhouse on left,Tue 1st Aug 1989736 viewsDavid Robinson55555
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Tigne School, Malta, Mon 7th Aug 1989 ©1267 views4 commentsDavid Robinson55555
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Tigne Barracks 1965724 viewsBoathouse & slipway from our balcony.1 commentsDavid Robinson55555
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Sliema Creek with LSTs610 viewsFrom our balcony 1964.1 commentsDavid Robinson55555
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HMS Victorious 1966722 viewsPrefect55555
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A Message from the Harriers676 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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Steam Past 2 May 1954711 viewsFirst to roar past at 21 knots was the 1st Cruiser Squadron, led by HMS GLASGOW (Captain B Bryant), wearing the flag of the C-in-C Mediterranean, Admiral The Earl Mountbatten of Burma. HMS GAMBIA (Captain P W Gretton), HMS BERMUDA (Captain G K Collett), HMS DELIGHT (Captain H J F Lane), HMS DARING (Captain E A Blundell) and HMS EAGLE (Captain D E Holland-Martin) wearing the flag of Flag Officer Heavy Squadron, Rear Admiral W T Couchman. On the Yacht’s port side, are the 1st Destroyer Squadron, HMS CHEQUERS (Captain R C M Duckworth) wearing the flag of Rear Admiral R D Watson, Flag Officers Flotillas, HMS CHEVIOT (Commander H E P Wilkin), HMS COMET (Commander R C Burton), HMS CHEVRON (Commander J J S Yorke) and HMS CHAPLET (Commander P N Howes); the 3rd Destroyer Squadron, HMS SAINTES (Captain D P Dreyer) and HMS BARFLEUR (Commander W G F Skelton); and ships of the 5th Frigate Squadron, HMS WHIRLWIND (Commander A R E Evans) and HMS ROEBUCK (Commander H J A Brooke). Either side now are ships of the Close Escort comprising the 2nd Frigate Squadron, HMS MERMAID (Captain A H C Gordon-Lennox), HMS MAGPIE (Commander J W Meadows), HMS PEACOCK (Commander J Wood) and the C-in-C’s despatch vessel, HMS SURPRISE (Commander G C Leslie) today wearing the flag of Vice Admiral J P L Reid, Flag Officer Second-in-Command, Mediterranean.1 commentsPrefect55555
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Tigne Barracks 1996531 viewsMartin Powell55555
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Viscount (G-AMNY) at Luqa, 5 Jan 1960.693 viewsPlease remain in your seat until the aircraft has come to a complete stop.
Information from Viscount Network
The Viscount was taxiing along the runway after landing when a hydraulic system pressure loss occurred. Wheel brakes and nosewheel steering were inoperative and the plane left the runway, rolling down an area of downslope. Because of the hydraulic system pressure loss an attempt by the pilot to raise the gear failed. The aircraft crashed into the control tower. Investigation revealed a fractured pipe line and faulty operation of a non-return valve intended to conserve pressure if there was a break in the main hydraulic system.
The cockpit and nose was badly crushed and the fuselage broke open forward of the wing leading edge. All 5 crew and 46 passengers escaped without serious injury.
The radio equipment was stolen while the aircraft was stored awaiting disposal.
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Mr Ron Tierney662 viewsStaff 1956 - 1965
See1965 Magazine
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HMS Liverpool 1950 ©568 viewsThe Vice Admiral commanding the 15th Cruiser Squadron, his wife and HRH The Duchess of Edinburgh.
Andrew Blake
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HMS Mediator824 viewsRescue Tug operated out of Malta with mainly Maltese Crew.
Bustler Class. Built 1944, sold 1964.
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HMS Devonshire 1974680 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect55555
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USS John F Kennedy949 views20041 commentsPrefect55555
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Troopship Empire Ken c1956550 views ©Rex Cooper
9523tons, built 1928, UBENA, German East Africa Line. 1939 German Navy, U-Boat depot ship.
1945 German hopital ship. 1945 Seized by Allies at Travemunde. 1945 EMPIRE KEN, MOWT troopship. 1957 Scrapped Dalmuir

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Pretty Bay - Birzebbuga764 views3 commentsPrefect55555
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Consider Yourself752 viewsPhillip Kitson and Daryl Cornner
Oliver! 1973
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Judo 19731640 viewsPrefect55555
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Summer View over Ta'Qali to Mosta597 viewsPrefect55555
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Form 3A 19511352 viewsPrints available from Malcolm Shykles.Prefect55555
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CCY Tweedie-Walker466 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.
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