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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Dingli Cliffs428 viewsAs seen from a Captain Morgan Cruise.Prefect
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Invasion at Wied iz Zurrieq582 viewsNo, not the latest in the Euro Crisis - just a film!Prefect
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Kinnie available on AMAZON386 viewsOr it will be when they re-stock!1 commentsPrefect
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Il Fossa448 viewsAs someone imagines it might be.
"the lower part of Fort St. Elmo lends itself ideal to be converted into a Cruise Liner Terminal, complete with all required amenities"
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Il Fossa404 viewsAs it is.Prefect
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Lower St Elmo534 viewsMidnight Express2 commentsPrefect
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Fort St Elmo441 viewsPrefect
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Marsamxett438 viewsPrefect
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New Breakwater Bridge644 viewsNow in place. Times of Malta.
Not the same! Compare.
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Tanti Palmier Kiosk500 viewsPhoto by LancastrianPrefect
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The Dockyard 1970s480 viewsFrench Creek fully commercial and No. 6 Dock under construction.Prefect
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Ramla Bay Hotel, Marfa.414 viewsPostcardPrefect
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Msida Creek552 viewsVacated by the Navy but not yet filled with yachts. Late 60s - early 1970s?1 commentsPrefect
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Me as a lad!669 viewsOn the balcony of 3 St Nicholas Flats (apartments? LOL) Ta'Xbiex Wharf, approx 19654 commentsChris Howells
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The Unlamented City Gate, built 1964.605 viewsBefore and after the excavation of "Freedom Square".Prefect
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A well known politician 1976574 views2 commentsPrefect
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Military Bay 1958675 views2 commentsPrefect
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Horses at Ta'Xbiex470 viewsPostcard 1950s. RFA Eddyfirth at left.Prefect
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Day out on dad's dockyard launch506 views I am at the stern and he seems to be laying down the law to someone, probably me.
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Swimming in Sliema Creek.593 viewsThe large building on the left is the boathouse. The sign on the top corner reads 36 HAA Regiment RA.
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Building on Manoel Island457 viewsPrefect
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The Old Naval Bakery444 viewsPhoto Ewart White Prefect
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The Gardjola, L'Isla Point486 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Wembley Ice Cream603 viewsFactory at Gzira opened 1937.Prefect
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Empire Stadium Gzira4633 viewsLater known as The Stadium. Used mostly for football matches (and greyhound racing) and hosted the home matches of the Maltese national football team and also hosted the final of the Maltese Cup. The stadium was able to hold 30,000 spectators and originally opened in 1922. It was notorious for its sandy pitch. It hosted its final game in 1981, being replaced by the modern Ta' Qali Stadium.2 commentsPrefect
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Rediffusion481 viewsStarted in 1935 and was nationalised under you know who in 1975.Prefect
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Salina Bay Hotel580 viewsOpened 1968, rebuilt and renamed Coastline in 1994, extended 2002, despite the smell from the saltpans!1 commentsPrefect
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Salina Bay Hotel440 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Manoel Island446 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Our Favourite Barracks895 viewsPhoto Ewart White7 commentsPrefect
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A nice bit of Xemxija422 viewsPrefect
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The North West Coast403 viewsFrom Rdum tal-MadonnaPrefect
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