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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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PM & HRH 1951488 views2 commentsPrefect04/23/14 at 15:40Chris Willmann: A very young George Borg-Oliver. A statue of him s...
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Luqa 1946 - 48650 viewsMosquitos, Spitfire, Martinets.
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2 commentsPrefect04/23/14 at 14:12Chris Howells: I am not sure if they are Skuas, the nose doesn�...
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The Robinson flat, Tigne Barracks, Malta, Fri 4th Aug 19891165 viewsI think it was called D Block2 commentsDavid Robinson04/16/14 at 13:18Kev_tumilty: Does anyone remember the play park at the end of t...
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RFA Olna420 views©Chris Howell Collection4 commentsPrefect03/29/14 at 14:44Chris Howells: Sigh!
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Israel Destroyer ' Eilat' Marsamxett c1960572 viewsEilat was originally an R.N. Destroyer - Zealous.1 commentsdeco.rise03/14/14 at 23:07Grahame Cain: Her name was Eilat, formerly HMS Zealous. My fathe...
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Our Favourite Barracks889 viewsPhoto Ewart White7 commentsPrefect03/04/14 at 01:08Prefect: Before the whole area was redeveloped the quarters...
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Ta'Xbiex 1960s753 viewsFrom a 1965 Calendar.5 commentsMartin Powell03/03/14 at 15:29David Robinson: It is a Fairmile B motor launch; altogether approx...
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Our Favourite Barracks889 viewsPhoto Ewart White7 commentsPrefect03/03/14 at 14:40David Robinson: I wonder why the flats could not have been convert...
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RFA Olna420 views©Chris Howell Collection4 commentsPrefect02/02/14 at 08:21phillrose: To whom?
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RFA Olna420 views©Chris Howell Collection4 commentsPrefect02/01/14 at 13:37Chris Howells: No relation!
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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 commentsPrefect01/26/14 at 09:48bass player: I played in this stadium with a skiffle group in 1...
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Tigne Lido © 659 viewsPete Shepheard2 commentsPrefect01/26/14 at 09:37bass player: I couldn't tell you how many times I was thro...
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Grand Harbour - Postcard about late 50s?415 views2 commentsdeco.rise01/26/14 at 08:50Prefect: Don't think so. She always had a black hull, ...
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Grand Harbour - Postcard about late 50s?415 views2 commentsdeco.rise01/26/14 at 08:45FORDALAN: I think this is the Italian ship Cita de Livorno
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RFA Olna420 views©Chris Howell Collection4 commentsPrefect01/12/14 at 09:45phillrose: And looking very smart indeed.
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RAF Luqa 1948653 views2 commentsPrefect01/09/14 at 08:05Prefect: Dunno. It does look odd. Its roughly where the 195...
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RAF Luqa 1948653 views2 commentsPrefect01/09/14 at 07:47Ivan: Thank you, Prefect - a very absorbing photo which ...
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A Merry Christmas to all our Viewers © 521 views2 commentsPrefect12/30/13 at 06:37Prefect: Correct - previously named here.
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A Merry Christmas to all our Viewers © 521 views2 commentsPrefect12/30/13 at 06:31robinwilliams: HMS/M Tapir and possiblly Tally Ho??
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RFA Eddyfirth407 viewsParlatorio Wharf.2 commentsPrefect12/01/13 at 12:09Prefect: Yes - good old windscoops.
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RFA Eddyfirth407 viewsParlatorio Wharf.2 commentsPrefect12/01/13 at 09:31phillrose: With the good old reliable air con units.
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Somewhere in Valletta, early 1950s © 623 viewsFrom my parents' album, please identify ..... (Kingsway).3 commentsdfss11/30/13 at 03:16OldBat: Must have been taken from the top of the lovely ol...
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View from the British Hotel 1961 © Liz Mardel520 views1 commentsOldBat11/29/13 at 09:22OldBat: This is very similar to the view from the webcam n...
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Tigne Lido © 659 viewsPete Shepheard2 commentsPrefect11/26/13 at 13:08deco.rise: Great pic - spent many many afternoons here after ...
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Crane Lighter No.4 c1932497 viewsFrom Fr Michael & Ms Frankey Cole.2 commentsPrefect11/22/13 at 02:15Prefect: No, this one, which replaced the Macina in 1927, w...
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Crane Lighter No.4 c1932497 viewsFrom Fr Michael & Ms Frankey Cole.2 commentsPrefect11/22/13 at 02:11pullu: So this must be the one known as CLIVE ! (short f...
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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 commentsPrefect11/02/13 at 14:36deco.rise: Nostalgia. Saw Manchester Utd beat Malta 2-0. 1959...
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Sheer Bastion c1959 © 500 viewsTugs Faithful & Director.
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1 commentsPrefect10/28/13 at 04:49phillrose: Thanks Pete, nice picture of my fathers office, ma...
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Birżebbuġa or Birzebbugia in the 1960s765 views7 commentsPrefect10/08/13 at 17:01David Robinson: Not a crunchie; the bar I recall was much chunkier...
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Tigne Barracks1112 viewsThe Royal Garrison Artillery prepares to leave for Ghajn Tuffieha Camp.
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6 commentsPrefect10/08/13 at 16:40David Robinson: In my time (63-66) this was Tigne School and the c...
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Paradise Hotel at Golden Bay -1966 © 542 views1 commentsDugmore09/29/13 at 01:11Prefect: Golden Sands Hotel overlooking the Cote d'Or ...
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HMS St Angelo1111 viewsFort St Angelo18 commentsPrefect09/21/13 at 07:18Prefect: A plan of HMS St Angelo on page 182 of The Malta G...
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