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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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1958 Riots677 viewsWhen Verdala School buses were stoned.2 commentsPrefect
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Grand Harbour 1909676 viewsLighthouse on Ricasoli?2 commentsPrefect
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Notary Zarb Street Attard 1928676 viewsThe Valletta-Rabat road about to be asphalted.
Villa Refalo (background) in 1962 became the restaurant Villa Corinthia which then expanded into the Corinthia Palace Hotel, and then went global.
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The 100 Ton Gun ©675 viewsFort Rinella
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The Governor greets Prince Charles & Princess Anne 1954675 viewsPrefect
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HMS Devonshire 1974675 views©Chris Howell CollectionPrefect
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Inside winch room675 viewsWe could never see it like this by candlelight (entry from inside caves).2 commentsMartin Powell
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5th Frigate Squadron 1954675 viewsPrefect
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Sheer Bastion 1978675 viewsA new road is cut through demolishing the trade school.Prefect
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Nix Mangiare Steps674 viewsOh Signore! Mi povero! Miserabile! Nix padre, nix madre, nix mangiare for sixteen days per Jesu Christo.”
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Grand Harbour 1955674 viewsPrefect
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Mdina674 viewsPrefect
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Zabbar Military Hospital674 viewsEnglish? Later Cottonera Hospital. Now St Edward's College.Prefect
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A well known face in the Dockyard.674 viewsPrefect
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HMS Troubridge 1964673 views See an interesting comparison1 commentsPrefect
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Verdala POW Camp 1915673 viewsAmongst the inmates in 1918-19 was one Oberleutnant Karl Doenitz.Prefect
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Tigne Barracks 1915673 viewsRecreation Establishment.
Courtesy of Malta and British Army Infantry Regiments by Bonnici and Cassar. HERE
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HMS Exmouth ©673 viewsType 14 converted to carry out trials for gas turbine propulsion.
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Fort Ricasoli673 viewsR. Ellis. Early 1900s.
The fort suffered significant damage from enemy action in WW2, when much of the internal structure was badly damaged. The gate has been rebuilt, but the internal buildings including the Governor's House have been lost.
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HMS Stubbington672 viewsMid 60s with the 7th MS.1 commentsPrefect
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A Message from the Harriers672 viewsTo the instigators of the SDSR.
(Nothing to do with Malta and sorry about the apalling lapse of standards, but I couldn't resist it. Thank you Spike.)
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Villa Rosa 672 views& St George's Bay 19455 commentsPrefect
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The Riviera in 2005672 views1 commentsPrefect
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HMNZS Black Prince 1953671 viewsPrefect
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Felixstowe F3 at Kalafrana671 viewsLINKPrefect
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Lazaretto Creek 1949671 viewsWith HMS Forth not yet in Msida Creek.Prefect
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Paceville Rooftops 1960669 viewsPrefect
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Dutch Cruiser " De Zeven Provincien" Grand Harbour c1961669 viewsFull harbour!, the Netherlands Cruiser, follwed by 27,300 ton "Empress of Canada" & then 12,300 ton " Dunera"deco.rise
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HMS Delight669 viewsPrefect
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Tiger, Tiger, burning bright ...668 viewsXmas 19591 commentsPrefect
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Manoel Island Bridge c 1900668 viewsThe canteen competed unsuccessfully with the local Gzira bars.
See it now.
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Ooops!668 viewsSliema Creek c19552 commentsPrefect
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