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Tal Handaq
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Tal Handaq 40-50s (1947 - 1959)


263 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2022
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Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


454 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2023
Album viewed 58632 times

Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


167 files, last one added on Sep 03, 2022
Album viewed 36457 times

Staff (All periods)


98 files, last one added on Apr 05, 2023
Album viewed 37200 times

Music & Drama


123 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2023
Album viewed 10360 times



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

167 files, last one added on Jan 03, 2021
Album viewed 12939 times

The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


71 files, last one added on Apr 01, 2023
Album viewed 9124 times

Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


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

176 files, last one added on May 28, 2023
Album viewed 14359 times

8 albums on 1 page(s)

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Then & Now


1109 files, last one added on May 19, 2023
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Royal Visit 1954


30 files, last one added on Apr 21, 2016
Album viewed 972 times

Naval & Military


886 files, last one added on Apr 27, 2023
Album viewed 120287 times



466 files, last one added on Feb 01, 2022
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Before Our Time


569 files, last one added on Aug 28, 2022
Album viewed 70452 times




5 albums on 1 page(s)

User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to registered members.
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4,633 files in 29 albums and 3 categories with 2,855 comments viewed 2,845,681 times

Last comments
SNSO Naval Stores / Dockyard Technical College55 viewsThe metal buildings were used by SNSO after WW2, and later as classrooms by the Dockyard College.

See also this one
1 commentsderrick calver04/28/23 at 11:09derrick calver: As well as the Dockyard during the 1950s SNSO had...
SNSO Naval Stores Office 194240 viewsSNSO Malta after bombing April 1942

Photo : Imperial War Museum
1 commentsderrick calver04/28/23 at 10:59derrick calver: For anyone interested in Malta can I recommend The...
Pauline Bale & Ray Hart1257 viewsAt Tigne.3 commentsPrefect02/27/23 at 23:01admin: From 2017 : Roger Knight wrote "Sad to announ...
Before Egmont Close217 viewsThis is a photo taken in 1915/6 of St Ignatius Military Hospital by Richard Ellis. You are looking along what would become St Ignatius Junction towards Balluta Bay. Egmont Close would be built on the right of this photo.2 commentsderrick calver11/23/22 at 16:32derrick calver: No the church on the righthand side of the main bu...

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Verdala 1960s30 viewsAn unusual aerial photo showing the whole of St Clement's Retrenchmentderrick calverMay 28, 2023
Vittoriosa from Verdala 34 viewsVittoriosa taken from Verdala rooftop, 1920sderrick calverMay 28, 2023
Marshall Court 43 viewsThe building of Marshall Court for Navy families (early 1950s?)derrick calverMay 19, 2023
Mosta Iron Bridge (to Fort Mosta)24 viewsScene of rock-climbing days with Mr Tomlinson. Started 1844 the bridge took 27 years to complete. Crossing it in the 1950s was a little more nerve racking than the new bridge built in the 1980s. derrick calverMay 19, 2023

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