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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Thames 3037 at the Ferry531 views5 commentsPrefectFeb 04, 2015
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HMS Tamar c1882407 viewsTroopship built 1863. Later hulked at Hong Kong where she was scuttled in 1941, her name transferring to the Naval Base.
Hibernia beyond.
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HMS Lysander 1950253 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectFeb 01, 2015
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HMS Lioness257 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectFeb 01, 2015
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Viaduct at Wied il-Faħam near Gharghur409 viewsPrefectJan 31, 2015
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Mellieha Church434 viewsPrefectJan 31, 2015
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HMS Liberty 1945235 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 28, 2015
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HMS Laertes 1946246 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 28, 2015
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Bormla Street Scene445 viewsPrefectJan 27, 2015
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Birchircara Street Scene429 viewsPrefectJan 27, 2015
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HMS Jaseur 1954262 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 23, 2015
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HMS Golden Fleece 1946254 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 23, 2015
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Hydraulic Dock, Msida.418 viewsIn use from 1873. See also.PrefectJan 21, 2015
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Edwardian Rabat397 viewsPrefectJan 21, 2015
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Bargain Bus ticket293 viewsUnlimited all day travel for E1.50.(No extra charge for non-residents.) It probably won't last long as the new operator is planning an Oyster Card.PrefectJan 19, 2015
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HMS Flying Fish 1954263 viewsAlgerine Class.PrefectJan 13, 2015
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HMS Fly 1945242 viewsAlgerine Class.PrefectJan 13, 2015
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Fords at Mosta358 viewsPrefectJan 09, 2015
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All Change Again298 viewsNew bus service starts today, operator to retain 'Malta Public Transport' name.
Independent.
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HMS Fierce 1948350 viewsAlgerine Class. Flotilla leader 2nd MSF with a Vice Admiral embarked.3 commentsPrefectJan 07, 2015
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HMS Fancy259 viewsAlgerine Class.PrefectJan 07, 2015
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Simonds - Farsons but not yet Cisk414 viewsFrom 1929 following the merger with L. Farrugia & Sons (alias 'Farsons') until 1948 when further merged with the Malta Export Brewery which was owned by a bank founded by Giuseppe"Iċ-Ċisk" Scicluna.2 commentsPrefectJan 06, 2015
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Just Simonds306 viewsPrior to 1929.PrefectJan 06, 2015
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HMS Espiegle 1947244 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 04, 2015
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HMS Clinton 1945246 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 04, 2015
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HMS Circe 1945236 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 04, 2015
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HMS Chameleon 1947244 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 04, 2015
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HMS Arcturus 1945239 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 03, 2015
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HMS Antares 1946242 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 03, 2015
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HMS Albacore 1945229 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 03, 2015
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HMS Acute 1946263 viewsAlgerine ClassPrefectJan 03, 2015
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Corradino Canteen325 viewsOpened 1897, closed 1968. Damaged by bombing and only partly rebuilt. (As was). Re-opened by HRH Princess Elizabeth 1949. Once had 38 snooker tables, 200 seat restaurant and 1000 seat theatre. Seen here about to be demolished in 1975 to make way for the new dock.PrefectJan 02, 2015
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