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

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Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


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Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


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Staff (All periods)


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Reunions


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Next one 3rd Sept 2016 at Bath Uni. Email viv@dmeventservices.co.uk for info and to join reunion database or contact members.

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The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


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Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


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Verdala, Tigne, St Andrew's, Luqa, Mtarfa.

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Malta
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Then & Now


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Royal Visit 1954


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Naval & Military


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Transport


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Before Our Time


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Troopship Empire Ken c1956516 views ©Rex Cooper
9523tons, built 1928, UBENA, German East Africa Line. 1939 German Navy, U-Boat depot ship.
1945 German hopital ship. 1945 Seized by Allies at Travemunde. 1945 EMPIRE KEN, MOWT troopship. 1957 Scrapped Dalmuir

2 commentsPrefect11/23/20 at 23:19Martin Powell:
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Troopship Empire Ken c1956516 views ©Rex Cooper
9523tons, built 1928, UBENA, German East Africa Line. 1939 German Navy, U-Boat depot ship.
1945 German hopital ship. 1945 Seized by Allies at Travemunde. 1945 EMPIRE KEN, MOWT troopship. 1957 Scrapped Dalmuir

2 commentsPrefect11/23/20 at 22:57billkby: I was 6 when we sailed on the Empire Ken, rough ov...
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Videos from 2005 before demolition93 viewsA reminder to view Bruce Williams' TH website and watch videos donated by Lynn Mentiply.

The blue link should land on Bruce's video page, then scroll down the page. There are five to watch not including the one at the foot of the page which is not playing.

Be sure to check out the rest of his site via the Home button in the photo of Bruce near the top of his page.
2 commentsadmin10/02/20 at 10:51admin:
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Videos from 2005 before demolition93 viewsA reminder to view Bruce Williams' TH website and watch videos donated by Lynn Mentiply.

The blue link should land on Bruce's video page, then scroll down the page. There are five to watch not including the one at the foot of the page which is not playing.

Be sure to check out the rest of his site via the Home button in the photo of Bruce near the top of his page.
2 commentsadmin10/02/20 at 10:29Ivan: This is a wonderful site. Many happy hours have be...

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Mr Bob Dickerson 1928-202070 viewsKeith Dickerson writes..."It is with great sadness that I have to tell you that Robert (Bob) Dickerson, Art Teacher and later Head of the Art Department at Tal Handaq from 1958-1968, passed away at the age of 92 on 19 December 2020.
Bob returned to the UK on 4 July 2018 after living in Malta, Cyprus, Sardinia and Rome with his 2nd wife Brenda for over 40 years. He moved into sheltered accommodation in Ipswich in August 2018 and continued painting until the end of his life. He moved into a nursing home in October 2020 where unfortunately he caught COVID-19.
His funeral will be held at Ipswich Crematorium at 3.15pm this Friday 8 January. Please let me know if you'd like to come as we still have a few places available.
Alternatively you can watch the webcast of the funeral live HERE (https://www.obitus.com/)
Username: Hupo1313
Password: 754763

I have also created a dropbox folder containing over 100 photos of Bob taken during his life HERE
(https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3j68h3qed1zo2c9/AADS4TNli-_Os0GCOYfw5u_7a?dl=0)
If you have any other photos of Bob please send them to me via Admin and I will upload them.
Best wishes, Keith Dickerson"
adminJan 07, 2021
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From the archives - the 68-71 team reunions76 viewsWith thanks to Judith Chitty Blair and Bob Callaghan.

See THIS PAGE and the other headers there.

adminJan 03, 2021
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Merry Christmas from Valletta 202066 viewsSome outstanding lights if you google them.adminDec 21, 2020
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"Schoolies" - hot off the press133 viewsSelected Stories of the Royal Navy Instructor Officers' Association (RNIOA)

Also contains some jottings by Miss Yule (viewable here on THN too)

Buy your copy HERE

Tell them we sent you !!
adminDec 06, 2020

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