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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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HMS St Angelo1111 viewsFort St Angelo18 commentsPrefect09/21/13 at 06:12Sean: Does anyone know what is the building instead of t...
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Bighi mid-1960s471 viewsNice shot of St Angelo, Kalkara Creek & Bighi. Interesting to compare this with a Google view. Spent good afternoons at Nigel Vaughan's house (his father was a Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander at Bighi). Wonderful garden with many fruits. Not there now - a marina instead! Google Map.2 commentsIvan09/09/13 at 08:21Ivan: Kalkara Creek - thanks for the correction, Prefect...
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Bighi mid-1960s471 viewsNice shot of St Angelo, Kalkara Creek & Bighi. Interesting to compare this with a Google view. Spent good afternoons at Nigel Vaughan's house (his father was a Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander at Bighi). Wonderful garden with many fruits. Not there now - a marina instead! Google Map.2 commentsIvan09/09/13 at 06:19Prefect: Yes, the hospital closed in 1970. "In 1977 th...
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Somewhere in Valletta, early 1950s © 623 viewsFrom my parents' album, please identify ..... (Kingsway).3 commentsdfss09/07/13 at 13:20dfss: Thanks Ivan, I'll make a note of it. I haven&...
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Ken and Bunty Stubbs at Spinola Road, 1953 © 485 viewsOn the back it says "Exeter House, Spinola Road "1 commentsdfss09/07/13 at 12:05Prefect: Can't be far from "Aida" which my p...
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Somewhere in Valletta, early 1950s © 623 viewsFrom my parents' album, please identify ..... (Kingsway).3 commentsdfss09/07/13 at 11:04Ivan: Just inside the city gate looking along Kingsway (...
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The Gut 1967515 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.2 commentsPrefect09/05/13 at 07:26Prefect: I expect the beer tinted spectacles helped.
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The Gut 1967515 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.2 commentsPrefect09/05/13 at 03:02Ivan: Great photo, but how can this seedy-looking street...
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 1967548 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.5 commentsPrefect08/28/13 at 18:27OldBat: I thought the same as Phill until I looked at that...
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Mayflower on Ghajn Thuffieha beach, 1952478 viewsAt least that is what it says on the back of the photo !2 commentsdfss08/27/13 at 12:04Ivan: Definitely a Morris radiator grille and, yes, it l...
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Mayflower on Ghajn Thuffieha beach, 1952478 viewsAt least that is what it says on the back of the photo !2 commentsdfss08/27/13 at 06:39Prefect: Hmmm. Not a Triumph Mayflower. Morris Ten perhaps?...
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 2012492 viewsSee Prefect's earlier pic of Ghajn Tuffieha and his remark about the steps. Not content with that, last time there we hiked to the small cave to the left just below the summit of the plateau, then on to Gnejna Bay. Believe me, those steps were a killer on the way back!1 commentsIvan08/22/13 at 12:44Prefect: An earlier view from about the same spot.
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 1967548 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.5 commentsPrefect08/22/13 at 12:13Prefect: Same line as always as far as I can see. GT Throug...
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 1967548 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.5 commentsPrefect08/22/13 at 08:30phillrose: Is that the same line as the original steps? I tho...
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 1967548 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.5 commentsPrefect08/21/13 at 12:24Prefect: Concur but those steps are becoming a challenge.
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 1967548 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.5 commentsPrefect08/21/13 at 09:54Ivan: The premier beach, as far as I'm concerned. L...
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Porte des Bombes - Floriana485 views(Showing the Bombes on pillars either side.)2 commentsPrefect08/15/13 at 06:58Prefect: Probably about 1929 as the adjoining walls were de...
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St. Paul's Bay514 views(Ta’ Tabibu farmhouse, originally the Dejma watch tower.) 1 commentsPrefect08/13/13 at 04:05pullu: This is now considered to be the oldest surviving ...
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St. Andrew's Barracks - St Andrew. (NOT)488 viewsActually St Oswald's Chapel & Mtarfa Barracks viewed from the Hospital.2 commentsPrefect08/12/13 at 13:33Prefect: Don't blame me, I only copied the captions! ...
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Porte des Bombes - Floriana485 views(Showing the Bombes on pillars either side.)2 commentsPrefect08/12/13 at 08:54pullu: Photo taken when the tram was still in use. Note...
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St. Andrew's Barracks - St Andrew. (NOT)488 viewsActually St Oswald's Chapel & Mtarfa Barracks viewed from the Hospital.2 commentsPrefect08/12/13 at 08:48pullu: This is NOT St.Andrew's Barracks, but Mtarfa...
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The Magic Kiosk539 views1 commentsPrefect08/12/13 at 06:41Ivan: Ah, nice photo of happy days! Wasn't life (fo...
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On the Siggiewi - Rabat Road455 viewsIts been there a long time but what's it all about? Further information welcome as I can't find it on Google.4 commentsPrefect08/10/13 at 09:14Prefect: Thanks again.
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On the Siggiewi - Rabat Road455 viewsIts been there a long time but what's it all about? Further information welcome as I can't find it on Google.4 commentsPrefect08/10/13 at 08:10pullu: Aghtihom (wrongly spelt ghatiom) is the Maltese fo...
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On the Siggiewi - Rabat Road455 viewsIts been there a long time but what's it all about? Further information welcome as I can't find it on Google.4 commentsPrefect08/03/13 at 05:49Prefect: Thanks Pullu. That fits with the inscription "...
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On the Siggiewi - Rabat Road455 viewsIts been there a long time but what's it all about? Further information welcome as I can't find it on Google.4 commentsPrefect08/03/13 at 02:32pullu: This represents a soul in Purgatory (see Wikipedi...
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HMS Ajax 1947630 viewsVeteran of the Plate, Taranto, Matapan, Crete, Force K and D Day.
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1 commentsPrefect07/27/13 at 23:39Prefect: I was aboard the US cargo vessel HOBART VICTORY in...
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HMS Ajax 1947576 viewsof River Plate fame.1 commentsPrefect07/27/13 at 23:38Prefect: I was aboard the US cargo vessel HOBART VICTORY in...
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The Meadowbank521 views2 commentsPrefect07/25/13 at 14:54Bazzer: Stayed there when we went to Malta in 1962
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Somerset Wharf 1905572 views4 commentsPrefect07/19/13 at 08:30Prefect: On the right looks like the base of the 160 Ton Cr...
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Somerset Wharf 1905572 views4 commentsPrefect07/19/13 at 08:17phillrose: Don't remember going over Floriana side, huh!...
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Somerset Wharf 1905572 views4 commentsPrefect07/19/13 at 07:55Prefect: Not sure. Modern chart and B&C page 226 show Gun W...
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