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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Pretty Bay - Birzebbuga764 views3 commentsPrefect06/11/15 at 06:59Prefect: Are you sure? It seemed to still be there last yea...
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Pretty Bay - Birzebbuga764 views3 commentsPrefect06/10/15 at 21:47Cezza: I lived at No 1 Shangri La Flats, on Pretty Bay, f...
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Dockyard College, Clock & Senglea Gate858 viewsNear Sheer Bastion.2 commentsPrefect06/01/15 at 17:10phillrose: With my fathers office in the right hand corner.
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HMS Mull of Kintyre 1960472 views1 commentsPrefect05/31/15 at 14:52phillrose: And a damned fine shot of Expert.
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Jessie's Bar531 viewsMuch patronised by the occupants of the barracks, the walls were covered in military photos and memorabilia.
From Bruce Williams.
1 commentsPrefect05/21/15 at 10:30Ivan: I never went there, but the plaque is a very touch...
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Diving School 1956 - 57812 viewsHMS Phoenicia, Manoel Island.3 commentsPrefect05/13/15 at 18:17Prefect: He is Lt George Foster RN. Able Seaman Holdsworth...
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Diving School 1956 - 57812 viewsHMS Phoenicia, Manoel Island.3 commentsPrefect05/13/15 at 14:37phillrose: There is someone around whose father is front row ...
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Diving School 1956 - 57812 viewsHMS Phoenicia, Manoel Island.3 commentsPrefect05/12/15 at 10:29carocleeve: Thats my father back row centre, Roy Falk. I love ...
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Panto418 viewsNot sure what date but probably 1954 - I know it was February time as after the show I went swimming and it was freezing - thats me on the extreme right. The show was on Manoel Island in a small theatre attached to the Small Ships Training Centre. Cannot remember who put the show on but we did the Hornpipe. No names I am afraid although a Heather was there! 2 commentsrobinwilliams05/04/15 at 18:35robinwilliams: Sorry no idea re Theatre name - it was at the end ...
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Tal Handaq Jukebox672 viewsAll TH Years catered for.
http://www.talhandaqnostalgia.org/THjukebox.htm
7 commentsPrefect05/03/15 at 17:57Prefect: Alas the upchucky.com site no longer works. No dou...
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Manoel Island Cinema?741 viewsThe security man wouldnt let me go any closer.
Was this where the strains of "Good Old Fred" would be heard every time Mr Quimby's name rolled by in the credits?
7 commentsPrefect05/01/15 at 14:21phillrose: The MSPCA dogs home is still at Floriana or was 5 ...
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Manoel Island Cinema?741 viewsThe security man wouldnt let me go any closer.
Was this where the strains of "Good Old Fred" would be heard every time Mr Quimby's name rolled by in the credits?
7 commentsPrefect05/01/15 at 09:31Prefect: As far as I recall it was just the Manoel Island C...
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Manoel Island Cinema?741 viewsThe security man wouldnt let me go any closer.
Was this where the strains of "Good Old Fred" would be heard every time Mr Quimby's name rolled by in the credits?
7 commentsPrefect05/01/15 at 09:27alexm: Does anybody remember what was the name if this Ci...
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Panto418 viewsNot sure what date but probably 1954 - I know it was February time as after the show I went swimming and it was freezing - thats me on the extreme right. The show was on Manoel Island in a small theatre attached to the Small Ships Training Centre. Cannot remember who put the show on but we did the Hornpipe. No names I am afraid although a Heather was there! 2 commentsrobinwilliams05/01/15 at 09:17alexm: Do you remember what was the name of the Theatre? ...
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No1 Dock510 views3 commentsPrefect04/30/15 at 14:33phillrose: Could be early 50's, as I do not see any exte...
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1577 viewsSpot the future MP.4 commentstompurnell04/30/15 at 14:28Prefect: You are now tagged.
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1577 viewsSpot the future MP.4 commentstompurnell04/30/15 at 14:18Vic Weekes: I'm (Victor Weekes) 3rd from the right bottom...
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No1 Dock510 views3 commentsPrefect04/29/15 at 17:44Prefect: Could be anytime 50s- 60s before the Dockyard tugs...
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No1 Dock510 views3 commentsPrefect04/29/15 at 14:48phillrose: Early 50's ?
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CrabAir Comet C.4473 viewsLast flight into Luqa 25 June 1975 prior to disposal.2 commentsPrefect04/25/15 at 18:13Prefect: I'm sure readers can Google it for themselves...
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CrabAir Comet C.4473 viewsLast flight into Luqa 25 June 1975 prior to disposal.2 commentsPrefect04/25/15 at 18:00Ivan: RAF Comet 4C XR399. ex-Air Support Command, ex-Tra...
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Customs House Steps643 views2 commentsPrefect04/24/15 at 17:45Prefect: No, except that its probably late 1930s and you ca...
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Customs House Steps643 views2 commentsPrefect04/24/15 at 17:07Nick Woodley: Do we know what year and what the ships names are?
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HMS Tudor 1956449 viewsHere endeth the T Class.
RFA War Hindoo right.
2 commentsPrefect04/22/15 at 17:56Prefect: Probably Battle Class Destroyers, unless of course...
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HMS Tudor 1956449 viewsHere endeth the T Class.
RFA War Hindoo right.
2 commentsPrefect04/22/15 at 15:41Ivan: Once again, this series has been fascinating. What...
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HMS Templar 1946405 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/15/15 at 18:11Prefect: You are quite correct, Ivan. I copied that from Wi...
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HMS Templar 1946405 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/15/15 at 17:51Ivan: I think I might regret this comment, Prefect, but ...
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HMS Templar 1946405 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/14/15 at 21:16Prefect: Yes Ohio. On September 19, 1946 the two halves of...
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HMS Templar 1946405 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/14/15 at 18:17robinwilliams: Whats the wreck in the background - Ohio??
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Star of Malta630 viewsAground on Mercanti Reef off St Julian's Bay July 1955.
See Also
1 commentsPrefect04/14/15 at 02:41Chris Russon: Somewhere in the background a 3-year old me is gaw...
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39 Squadron RAF, in Italy407 viewsInteresting though it has been, Prefect, to learn about the Algerine Class of minesweepers, it must be time for another aeroplane. Here is a 39 Squadron Canberra PR9 from Luqa on detachment to Villa Franca, Verona, in the mid 1960's. Back of the photograph is stamped " 3A Aerobrigata" (Aeronautica Militaire). Not sure if the aircrew are arriving or departing. 1 commentsIvan03/28/15 at 09:32Prefect: By all means.
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1998 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman03/25/15 at 06:09beer242: l am the one in the gymslip sitting on the end cha...
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