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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Troll c1960629 viewsWith Sea Giant.
© Rex Cooper.
2 commentsPrefect02/04/13 at 10:14MacHead: Sea Giant served in Malta 1955 to 1965. The paddle...
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Troll c1960629 viewsWith Sea Giant.
© Rex Cooper.
2 commentsPrefect02/02/13 at 07:22phillrose: Nice picture, and a paddle tug in the background.
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The Gut531 viewsEarly 1950s1 commentsPrefect02/02/13 at 04:22MacHead: As I mentioned on Facebook on the theme of The Gut...
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Lancaster GR Mk 3 over Filfla c1952792 views37 Squadron.
Crashed on Luqa village 30 Dec 1952- See ToM.
4 commentsPrefect01/22/13 at 09:09Prefect: Right, I've added a link. Seems to have been ...
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Lancaster GR Mk 3 over Filfla c1952792 views37 Squadron.
Crashed on Luqa village 30 Dec 1952- See ToM.
4 commentsPrefect01/22/13 at 08:05MacHead: Indeed TX270 was a different incident reported rec...
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Lancaster GR Mk 3 over Filfla c1952792 views37 Squadron.
Crashed on Luqa village 30 Dec 1952- See ToM.
4 commentsPrefect01/22/13 at 04:19Prefect: Thanks. However according to Wiki that was a diffe...
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Lancaster GR Mk 3 over Filfla c1952792 views37 Squadron.
Crashed on Luqa village 30 Dec 1952- See ToM.
4 commentsPrefect01/19/13 at 08:36MacHead: I'm reliably informed by a friend that SW344 ...
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Karozzin524 viewsSometimes known as a Gharry.2 commentsPrefect01/12/13 at 08:36MilkMonitor: Aaah its Floriana across from the Phoenicia. See t...
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Villa Rosa 672 views& St George's Bay 19455 commentsPrefect01/12/13 at 02:36Prefect: Question for today. When was Villa Rosa built?
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Ooops!668 viewsSliema Creek c19552 commentsPrefect01/11/13 at 08:52phillrose: I can recall one going over the edge there in Slie...
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Ooops!668 viewsSliema Creek c19552 commentsPrefect01/11/13 at 06:58MacHead: I witnessed a similar event in 1960 but in Grand H...
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Site of The Dockyard Club463 viewsSt Ignatius Junction/Old College Hill.
Later known as the Admiralty United Kingdom Officers Club!
2 commentsPrefect12/30/12 at 12:18Prefect: So was I in 61.
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Site of The Dockyard Club463 viewsSt Ignatius Junction/Old College Hill.
Later known as the Admiralty United Kingdom Officers Club!
2 commentsPrefect12/30/12 at 12:12Bazzer: I was a "bottle boy" with the late Jim C...
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394 views... some destinations are confusing. ©2 commentsPrefect12/22/12 at 02:31Ivan: I saw this bus whilst staying at the Phoenicia in ...
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HMS Ark Royal473 viewsPaying off for the last time 16 November 1978.2 commentsPrefect12/12/12 at 14:09Prefect: Depends where you open it from but if you insist ....
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HMS Ark Royal473 viewsPaying off for the last time 16 November 1978.2 commentsPrefect12/12/12 at 13:05Nick Woodley: I think you should review "Ditto". It no...
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5th Destroyer Squadron Malta 1960-1962644 views1 commentsscrumpyrat12/12/12 at 10:12phillrose: A fine picture, well posted.
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Founder of the Order473 views3 commentsPrefect12/01/12 at 23:44Prefect: Only in theory!
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VALETTA, FROM THE MARSA MUSCEIT. (Not - see comments)649 viewsArtist T. C. Dibdin, Drawn from Nature by Lieut. H.E. Allen, Rl. Engrs. Engraver J. Tingle, 1842?
Fisher, Son & Co. London & Paris, 1836.
5 commentsPrefect12/01/12 at 23:36Prefect: Yes, from 1830. Full story here. I don't thin...
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VALETTA, FROM THE MARSA MUSCEIT. (Not - see comments)649 viewsArtist T. C. Dibdin, Drawn from Nature by Lieut. H.E. Allen, Rl. Engrs. Engraver J. Tingle, 1842?
Fisher, Son & Co. London & Paris, 1836.
5 commentsPrefect12/01/12 at 17:13OldBat: Was the hospital built on the site of the Villa Bi...
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Founder of the Order473 views3 commentsPrefect12/01/12 at 17:09OldBat: Your gt - gt - gt - gt - ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, etc gran...
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Founder of the Order473 views3 commentsPrefect11/30/12 at 13:20Prefect: Must have been a good chap!
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Xlendi 1960721 views© John Gardiner4 commentsPrefect11/26/12 at 15:07OldBat: All right, all right, you win!!
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Xlendi 1960721 views© John Gardiner4 commentsPrefect11/26/12 at 14:44Prefect: We stayed in a shoe box in t'middle o't ...
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Xlendi 1960721 views© John Gardiner4 commentsPrefect11/26/12 at 14:34OldBat: In the days when St Patrick's Hotel didn'...
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Fort Manoel Restoration472 viewsThe Old Armoury once the Church of HMS Phoenicia.
See HERE
Mac
2 commentsPrefect11/23/12 at 11:41Prefect: Are you among these?
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Xlendi 1960721 views© John Gardiner4 commentsPrefect11/23/12 at 10:26CJay: In the days when they didn't have electricity...
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RN Families Clinic, Tower Road Sliema - mid 60s © copyright Jane Banks (her Mum on bench)961 viewsOnly the facade remains.

The view in 2018
5 commentsjane banks11/23/12 at 10:23CJay: Just found these pics. John, you must have had the...
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Tony's Bar653 viewsLarger version2 commentsPrefect11/23/12 at 10:16CJay: Yes - several times over! Edited to add: Not, of c...
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Fort Manoel Restoration472 viewsThe Old Armoury once the Church of HMS Phoenicia.
See HERE
Mac
2 commentsPrefect11/23/12 at 10:14CJay: I was a young chorister here when the church was c...
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Hell Boats1790 views2 commentsPrefect11/14/12 at 07:01Prefect: On Channel 5 the other day. It could have been wor...
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Hell Boats1790 views2 commentsPrefect11/14/12 at 06:52robinwilliams: This is actually an awlful film - a poor take off ...
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