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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Peter and Charmaine ©999 viewsWhile doing the midday sun thing last year at Mgarr, we (Grahame Cain & I) came across what looked like a fully rigged luzzu. Being nosy I climbed aboard uninvited for a closer look. Peter emerged from the shade beneath and we spent an hour grilling him (no hat either). When he was fully baked we let him get back to his painting. He writes….(see comments below)….1 commentsMartin Powell
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New Luqa Terminal433 viewsOpened March 30 1958. Viscount service started in June.Prefect
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Warwickshire338 viewsBibby Line.
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Leonid Sobinov 1976337 viewsEx Cunarder Saxonia/Carmania.Prefect
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Fords in Kingsway ©389 viewsPrefect
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Another one of Aunty Lou's truck ©349 viewsPrefect
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An early Motorhome ©385 viewsIn which this lady, known as Aunty Lou, travelled the world spending some time camped at Ghajn Tuffieha in the mid 1960s.Prefect
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Barquentine c1960 ©315 viewsPrefect
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Empress of Scotland337 viewsTrooping in 1948.Prefect
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Viscount at Naples 1963 ©320 viewsHaving landed from Malta with an engine fire.Prefect
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Viscount at Naples 1961316 viewsEnroute Malta with the Miller family.Prefect
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Città di Tunisi 1961 ©386 viewsFrom the Star of MaltaPrefect
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Star of Malta 1961 ©475 viewsA cool looking Prefect with Brownie, and Mum4 commentsPrefect
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Dunera369 viewsSchool Cruise 1962 & 1967Prefect
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Lancastria 1936345 viewsThe Lancastria was a Cunard liner sunk on 17 June 1940 with the loss of an estimated 4,000 plus lives. It is the worst single loss of life in British maritime history. Prefect
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7Up Float478 views3 commentsPrefect
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Working on the Railroad401 viewsVillambrosa, Msida 1882Prefect
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Working on the Railroad371 viewsAttardPrefect
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Working on the Railroad360 viewsSan AntonPrefect
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Notabile Station 1904364 viewsAnd now.Prefect
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PWD 1903356 viewsPrefect
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Steamroller 1903360 viewsR. Ellis. Public Works Department.Prefect
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The Star again434 viewsIllustrated London News
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Oh Dear!473 viewsMore Here.Prefect
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Royal Lady at Mgarr366 viewsPrefect
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Hillman Minx392 viewsVisiting Gozo around 1950.Prefect
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Sant'Antonio 1930399 viewsColeiro Brothers' barquentine stranded at Catania.
The company pioneered the wine and tomato paste industries.
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Uganda370 viewsArthur Dixon PostcardPrefect
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Police Motorcycle Division 1930s334 viewsPrefect
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Royal Lady414 viewsGozo Ferry from 1937 on the new quay at Marfa. The former Scarborough pleasure steamer was bombed and sunk at Mgarr in 1942.Prefect
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Knight of Malta367 viewsIn service from 1930 with passengers and mail to Syracuse and Tunis. Sunk 1941.Prefect
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Jylland in cruising mode.354 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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