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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Army childhood110 viewsARMY CHILDHOOD: BRITISH ARMY CHILDREN’S LIVES AND TIMES. Beautifully produced with many full colour prints.

Book by The Army Children Archive’s founder, Clare Gibson. (Shire Publications Ltd, 2012). Slim but highly recommended.

Read parts online HERE

More on TACA including Malta (but sadly lacks a sorely-needed search facility).
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Could Malta have become a US possession?103 viewsJudge for yourself HERE

Watercolour USS Constitution in GH 1804, Edwin Galea
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Spinola 1870674 viewsThe statue of St Julian is still there.Prefect
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What became the Naval Families Clinic470 viewsGhar id Dud, Sliema.
Independent.
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Dockyard College, Clock & Senglea Gate791 viewsNear Sheer Bastion.2 commentsPrefect
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St Elmo Breakwater461 viewsUnder construction.Prefect
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St Elmo Breakwater461 viewsOpen to the public.
Postcard 1930s
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Customs House Steps593 views2 commentsPrefect
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Church of St Paul's Bonfire497 viewsSt Paul's Bay.
Bombed 1943.
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Grand Harbour 1930463 viewsPrefect
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Floriana 1857424 viewsPrefect
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Gozo Military Hospital 1882429 viewsPrefect
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Bighi Naval Hospital420 viewsR.Ellis
Prior to 1903. (No Cot Lift.)
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HMS Nile c1890-93404 viewsPrefect
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The Ill Fated HMS Victoria398 viewsWiki.Prefect
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Australia Hall436 viewsIn good order.Prefect
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Tigne Barracks 1915442 viewsPrefect
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HMS Royal Sovereign450 views1 commentsPrefect
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Fort St Angelo409 viewsPrefect
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World Leaders Up the Creek424 viewsWSC & FDR confer, 2 Feb 1945 prior to Yalta.
"No more let us falter! From Malta to Yalta. Let nobody alter!"
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P&O Arcadia358 viewsBuilt 1888.
Details.
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HMS Euphrates369 viewsIndian Trooper built 1866.Prefect
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Racecourse Street, Saqqajja Hill, Rabat.414 viewsPrefect
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Racing at Marsa392 viewsRacing Club History.Prefect
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Musta380 viewsPrefect
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Musta Church367 viewsPrefect
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Mosta Church392 viewsPrefect
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The Manderaggio437 viewsA hole dug in Valletta by the Order, intended as a dock but not completed, became a notorious slum until cleared in 1948 and replaced with Government housing.Prefect
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HMS Tamar c1882377 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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Viaduct at Wied il-Faħam near Gharghur382 viewsPrefect
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Mellieha Church405 viewsPrefect
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Bormla Street Scene415 viewsPrefect
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