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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Kinnie available on AMAZON379 viewsOr it will be when they re-stock!1 commentsPrefect
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Il Fossa444 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 Fossa399 viewsAs it is.Prefect
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Lower St Elmo530 viewsMidnight Express2 commentsPrefect
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Fort St Elmo436 viewsPrefect
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Marsamxett435 viewsPrefect
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New Breakwater Bridge640 viewsNow in place. Times of Malta.
Not the same! Compare.
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Tanti Palmier Kiosk495 viewsPhoto by LancastrianPrefect
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The Dockyard 1970s475 viewsFrench Creek fully commercial and No. 6 Dock under construction.Prefect
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Ramla Bay Hotel, Marfa.410 viewsPostcardPrefect
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Msida Creek545 viewsVacated by the Navy but not yet filled with yachts. Late 60s - early 1970s?1 commentsPrefect
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Me as a lad!664 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 1964.601 viewsBefore and after the excavation of "Freedom Square".Prefect
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A well known politician 1976570 views2 commentsPrefect
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Military Bay 1958667 views2 commentsPrefect
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Horses at Ta'Xbiex464 viewsPostcard 1950s. RFA Eddyfirth at left.Prefect
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Day out on dad's dockyard launch501 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.589 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 Island453 viewsPrefect
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The Old Naval Bakery441 viewsPhoto Ewart White Prefect
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The Gardjola, L'Isla Point473 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Wembley Ice Cream600 viewsFactory at Gzira opened 1937.Prefect
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Empire Stadium Gzira4626 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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Rediffusion479 viewsStarted in 1935 and was nationalised under you know who in 1975.Prefect
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Salina Bay Hotel576 viewsOpened 1968, rebuilt and renamed Coastline in 1994, extended 2002, despite the smell from the saltpans!1 commentsPrefect
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Salina Bay Hotel434 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Manoel Island441 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Our Favourite Barracks890 viewsPhoto Ewart White7 commentsPrefect
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A nice bit of Xemxija418 viewsPrefect
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The North West Coast400 viewsFrom Rdum tal-MadonnaPrefect
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Dragonara & St George's511 viewsPrefect
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Sliema Wanderers Training Pitch617 viewsOn top of The Point. Taken a couple of years ago, that bit is finished now.1 commentsPrefect
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