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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Dockyard College, Clock & Senglea Gate841 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 1960452 views1 commentsPrefect05/31/15 at 14:52phillrose: And a damned fine shot of Expert.
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Jessie's Bar508 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 - 57802 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 - 57802 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 - 57802 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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Manoel Island Cinema?733 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?733 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?733 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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No1 Dock499 views3 commentsPrefect04/30/15 at 14:33phillrose: Could be early 50's, as I do not see any exte...
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No1 Dock499 views3 commentsPrefect04/29/15 at 17:44Prefect: Could be anytime 50s- 60s before the Dockyard tugs...
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No1 Dock499 views3 commentsPrefect04/29/15 at 14:48phillrose: Early 50's ?
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CrabAir Comet C.4461 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.4461 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 Steps629 views2 commentsPrefect04/24/15 at 17:45Prefect: No, except that its probably late 1930s and you ca...
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Customs House Steps629 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 1956439 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 1956439 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 1946398 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/15/15 at 18:11Prefect: You are quite correct, Ivan. I copied that from Wi...
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HMS Templar 1946398 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/15/15 at 17:51Ivan: I think I might regret this comment, Prefect, but ...
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HMS Templar 1946398 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/14/15 at 21:16Prefect: Yes Ohio. On September 19, 1946 the two halves of...
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HMS Templar 1946398 viewsT Class4 commentsPrefect04/14/15 at 18:17robinwilliams: Whats the wreck in the background - Ohio??
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Star of Malta628 viewsAground on Mercanti Reef off St Julian's Bay July 1955.
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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 Italy401 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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HMS Royal Sovereign475 views1 commentsPrefect02/26/15 at 07:28robinwilliams: My Father served on the Royal Sovereign in 1932 wh...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry531 views5 commentsPrefect02/20/15 at 00:04Martin Powell: The Army & Navy is still there though in a new inc...
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Spinola in the Sixties590 viewsPostcard1 commentsPrefect02/12/15 at 21:00MacHead: A bus terminus in those days. How different it loo...
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The Riviera in 2005672 views1 commentsPrefect02/12/15 at 20:08MacHead: Hotel Martinique, named after the British family M...
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HMS Eagle500 views On 11 August 1942 whilst still in the Malta bound convoy (Pedestal) she was hit by 4 torpedoes from the German Uboat U-73 and sank in position 38'05' N: 3'02' E.1 commentsPrefect02/09/15 at 16:37jezz: My fathers ship, he was a "sparks" on Ea...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry531 views5 commentsPrefect02/06/15 at 17:42Prefect: And on the right was the Army & Navy Restaurant wh...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry531 views5 commentsPrefect02/06/15 at 15:43phillrose: Just as I remember it as well. Behind the big tree...
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Thames 3037 at the Ferry531 views5 commentsPrefect02/05/15 at 07:21Prefect: Not dated. The Prefect 100E 4 door dates from 1953...
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