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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Somerset Wharf 1905572 views4 commentsPrefect07/19/13 at 07:17phillrose: Where was Gunwharf, recall the name and we used to...
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Jean de la Valette ©396 viewsNew statue in South Street.2 commentsPrefect07/13/13 at 00:03Prefect: A Police Station & Bank to make way for "back...
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Bread Street in 1952491 viewsPhoto taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to my parents in that year.2 commentsdfss07/12/13 at 16:41OldBat: Obviously some work going on on the pavement outsi...
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Jean de la Valette ©396 viewsNew statue in South Street.2 commentsPrefect07/12/13 at 16:28OldBat: What's been demolished in South Street?
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Games & Merry-making 1896567 views"In the Piazza Maggiore is the Soldier's and Sailor's Home, an excellent charitable institution, furnished with a good serviceable library, a reading and writing room, smoking and other rooms. This admirably conceived and philanthropic organization is calculated to greatly benefit and improve the class for whom it is designed, affording them not only respectable accommodations, but occupation for their leisure hours. " (From The Story of Malta.)3 commentsPrefect07/07/13 at 13:48pullu: Piazza Maggiore where the Salvation Army premises ...
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Champion Boat's Crew 1882437 viewsFrench Creek1 commentsPrefect07/07/13 at 13:40pullu: Senglea in the background, with St.Philip's C...
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Testaferrata Street Gzira781 views1960s judging by the Minis, Anglias & Bus.1 commentsPrefect07/07/13 at 13:36pullu: The wall on the left foreground formed part of the...
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Tigne Point ©468 viewsSome attempt at preserving the Garden Battery?1 commentsPrefect07/07/13 at 06:35phillrose: Interesting comments on the Garden Battery, the gu...
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Pretty Bay526 views1 commentsPrefect07/02/13 at 02:20Rubia: What a super album. Wonderful memories.
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Bread Street in 1952491 viewsPhoto taken by Mary Cowan on a visit to my parents in that year.2 commentsdfss07/01/13 at 00:27Prefect: Formally known as Old Bakery Street.
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta659 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect06/18/13 at 03:22robinwilliams: It was a long time ago - you could be right - neve...
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta659 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect06/17/13 at 23:55pickles301: This is not Birzebuggia - Pretty Bay. This is in ...
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta659 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect06/06/13 at 10:58robinwilliams: Certainly throbbing in 1959
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta659 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect06/05/13 at 23:59Prefect: Not sure but probably 1960s?
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta659 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect06/05/13 at 18:15cfaux: what year was this?.
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta659 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect06/05/13 at 07:22robinwilliams: Very popular with the boys and girls from RNAS HA...
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta659 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect06/04/13 at 12:12Prefect: Thanks Robin.
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Johnnie's Bar - Mosta659 viewsSeems popular. 8 commentsPrefect06/04/13 at 11:33robinwilliams: Birzebuggia - Pretty Bay
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The Meadowbank521 views2 commentsPrefect06/03/13 at 02:49Ivan: Never mind the hotel - what great cars!
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Nix Mangiare Steps674 viewsOh Signore! Mi povero! Miserabile! Nix padre, nix madre, nix mangiare for sixteen days per Jesu Christo.”
1 commentsPrefect05/26/13 at 12:52Prefect: "The "Nix Mangiare Stairs" of Valle...
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Games & Merry-making 1896567 views"In the Piazza Maggiore is the Soldier's and Sailor's Home, an excellent charitable institution, furnished with a good serviceable library, a reading and writing room, smoking and other rooms. This admirably conceived and philanthropic organization is calculated to greatly benefit and improve the class for whom it is designed, affording them not only respectable accommodations, but occupation for their leisure hours. " (From The Story of Malta.)3 commentsPrefect05/26/13 at 09:40Prefect: Thanks Pullu. Sources indicate that the home, whic...
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Games & Merry-making 1896567 views"In the Piazza Maggiore is the Soldier's and Sailor's Home, an excellent charitable institution, furnished with a good serviceable library, a reading and writing room, smoking and other rooms. This admirably conceived and philanthropic organization is calculated to greatly benefit and improve the class for whom it is designed, affording them not only respectable accommodations, but occupation for their leisure hours. " (From The Story of Malta.)3 commentsPrefect05/26/13 at 07:32pullu: The facade of this building in The Mall, Floriana...
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Admiralty Tug Respond c1925556 views2 commentsPrefect05/24/13 at 23:54Prefect: But at one time the hull colour was red - Respond.
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Strait Street (Strada Stretta) 1933777 viewsJohn Clark1 commentsPrefect05/24/13 at 14:26alexander: many a good nights bevy down here
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Admiralty Tug Respond c1925556 views2 commentsPrefect05/24/13 at 14:24alexander: black hull white upper works buff funnel and masts
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Winston Churchill636 viewsTouring the Dockyard 19431 commentsPrefect05/24/13 at 13:30alexander: used to walk through this tunnel from senglea to c...
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HMS Courageous 1929693 viewsand lots of dockyard tugs.1 commentsPrefect05/24/13 at 13:27alexander: tugs roysterer,respond,then either cracker or rest...
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The King504 viewsArriving in HMS Aurora, June 20 1943.
Associated Press.
Large tug Ancient or Robust, small tug Carbine.
1 commentsPrefect05/24/13 at 12:26alexander: small tug carbine
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Anchors at Anchor Bay. Early 1950s.874 viewsPhill Rose
The question is - How did they get there?
6 commentsPrefect05/23/13 at 09:25dfss: I am pretty sure that I remember at least some anc...
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Anchor Bay with anchors847 viewsPhill Rose
And we now know how they got there. See It-Tunnara.
13 commentsPrefect05/23/13 at 00:32MilkMonitor: Information from John Pace indicates that the anch...
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Anchors at Anchor Bay. Early 1950s.874 viewsPhill Rose
The question is - How did they get there?
6 commentsPrefect05/23/13 at 00:31MilkMonitor: Information from John Pace indicates that the anch...
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Villa Rosa 672 views& St George's Bay 19455 commentsPrefect04/19/13 at 18:37OldBat: The Villa Rosa was the RASC officers' mess in...
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