Tal-Handaq Nostalgia

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


Then & Now


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Royal Visit 1954


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Naval & Military


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Transport


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Before Our Time


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Last comments - Malta
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SNSO Naval Stores / Dockyard Technical College146 viewsThe metal buildings were used by SNSO after WW2, and later as classrooms by the Dockyard College.

See also this one
1 commentsderrick calver04/28/23 at 11:09derrick calver: As well as the Dockyard during the 1950s SNSO had...
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SNSO Naval Stores Office 1942137 viewsSNSO Malta after bombing April 1942

Photo : Imperial War Museum
1 commentsderrick calver04/28/23 at 10:59derrick calver: For anyone interested in Malta can I recommend The...
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Before Egmont Close287 viewsThis is a photo taken in 1915/6 of St Ignatius Military Hospital by Richard Ellis. You are looking along what would become St Ignatius Junction towards Balluta Bay. Egmont Close would be built on the right of this photo.2 commentsderrick calver11/23/22 at 16:32derrick calver: No the church on the righthand side of the main bu...
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Before Egmont Close287 viewsThis is a photo taken in 1915/6 of St Ignatius Military Hospital by Richard Ellis. You are looking along what would become St Ignatius Junction towards Balluta Bay. Egmont Close would be built on the right of this photo.2 commentsderrick calver11/23/22 at 13:39mikew: It looks like this hospital site would eventually ...

Last additions - Malta
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Swings playground at St Julian's Tower78 viewsDragonara in background. 1960s?

The hard kids could get the seat up to the bars - at the passengers' peril.

Swingers unidentified. Source unattributed.
adminApr 21, 2024
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Caption Competition110 viewsBalluta 1985adminApr 08, 2024
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No misbehaviour on the buses !111 views1970s verbose missive to parents - but second page is missing.

Does anyone have the complete paper?
adminMar 22, 2024
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Malta Bus 103 viewsInterior of Zabbar bus 1971.
Does anyone remember singing on the school bus "Oh you'll never get to heaven in a Maltese bus 'cause a Maltese bus makes too much fuss!"
derrick calverMar 10, 2024

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