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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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The Suncrest Hotel Qawra453 viewsCompleted 1986.Prefect
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Old Bakery Street912 views3 commentsPrefect
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Sea Malta460 viewsIn the former NAAFI building at Marsa.Prefect
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First Day Covers513 viewsPrefect
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Yet another fancy dress!490 viewsAnother parents bash, probably at the Marsa club, 1960/61 Rear two, my dad Bill Day, having a sup, his left is mum, Joyce Day. looks like a French evening. Bien!deco.rise
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Fancy Dress for the parents477 viewsAt the Marsa club in 60/61. Roman drinks party by the looks of it, tough going for our parents, lol. Front, reclining L to R. My mum Joyce Day, Joan Locke, Elsie Murgatroyd. Rear, in order L to R. Doreen Haddon, Robbie ..., ? , ? , ? glasses, hat in middle is Bob Haddon, rear Bill Day my dad, John Locke and? Any siblings know the rest?1 commentsdeco.rise
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Supper for USS Threadfin548 viewsA dinner which my parents attended at the dockyard? The sub USS Threadfin was in for propeller repairs in January 1960. The US guy is George Millard Allen Jnr, Lieutenant junior grade, front right. Poking her head round is my mum Joyce Day, same side sitting is Elsie Murgatroyd. Can't remember any others. any siblings recognise their parents?
I was able to tour the sub whilst in dry dock - no photos!
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St Andrew's Church of Scotland466 viewsSouth Street. A School Club operated in the Church Hall.
On the map.
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The Ferry Early 1950s684 viewsPostcard - Alfred Vella Gera
5 points if you can name the film on at the Alhambra.
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The Gut542 viewsEarly 1950s1 commentsPrefect
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Exiles Beach c/w Farm c1950503 viewsPrefect
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Orpheum Gzira540 views1 commentsPrefect
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Howard Street Sliema484 viewsPrefect
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Windsor Terrace Sliema459 viewsPrefect
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Waving Goodbye to Princess Margaret524 viewsAt Luqa c 1950Prefect
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HRH at the Phoenicia c1950444 viewsPrefect
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The Phoenicia c 1950547 viewsAnd the statue of Grand Master Vilhena which has been moved.Prefect
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Mellieha 1945626 viewsPrefect
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Balluta Bay 1945533 viewsPrefect
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The Ferry 1945934 viewsBefore the Alhambra was rebuilt.
(It started as The Duke of Edinburgh Cinematograph in 1907, part of the DoE Hotel.)
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The Ferry 1945515 viewsPrefect
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Marfa Palace Hotel © 712 viewsAnd Wied Musa Battery. As it was.Prefect
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Comino © 446 viewsPrefect
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Imperial Relic © 452 viewsHidden behind locked gates at Rinella Bay. Probably the Guardroom for the Rinella Powder Magazine which is now Sea Cadet HQ and which MEPA has scheduled as Grade 1.Prefect
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Xlendi in 1992 © 538 viewsSt Patrick's Hotel is in there somewhere - but I'm not sure where! The little old fishermen's houses at the right are now surrounded by modern monsters!OldBat
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Remnant of RN W/T Rinella © 411 viewsPrefect
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Camp Hall at Ghajn Tuffieha © 447 viewsAs it was .Prefect
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Inside the Camerata © 430 viewsFormer RN Barracks, Valletta.Prefect
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Empire Day 1949 at the Phoenicia400 viewsPrefect
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Mdina Ditch © 562 viewsBeing rehabilitated.Prefect
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St Paul's Island © 355 viewsPrefect
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Sheer Bastion 1980431 viewsAs MLP HQ.Prefect
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