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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Charmaine off Comino ©437 viewsMore from Peter below....1 commentsMartin Powell
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Peter and Charmaine ©1009 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 Terminal434 viewsOpened March 30 1958. Viscount service started in June.Prefect
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Warwickshire340 viewsBibby Line.
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Leonid Sobinov 1976338 viewsEx Cunarder Saxonia/Carmania.Prefect
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Fords in Kingsway ©390 viewsPrefect
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Another one of Aunty Lou's truck ©350 viewsPrefect
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An early Motorhome ©386 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 ©317 viewsPrefect
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Empress of Scotland338 viewsTrooping in 1948.Prefect
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Viscount at Naples 1963 ©321 viewsHaving landed from Malta with an engine fire.Prefect
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Viscount at Naples 1961318 viewsEnroute Malta with the Miller family.Prefect
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Città di Tunisi 1961 ©388 viewsFrom the Star of MaltaPrefect
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Star of Malta 1961 ©476 viewsA cool looking Prefect with Brownie, and Mum4 commentsPrefect
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Dunera374 viewsSchool Cruise 1962 & 1967Prefect
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Lancastria 1936346 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 Float480 views3 commentsPrefect
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Working on the Railroad402 viewsVillambrosa, Msida 1882Prefect
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Working on the Railroad373 viewsAttardPrefect
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Working on the Railroad361 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!474 viewsMore Here.Prefect
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Royal Lady at Mgarr367 viewsPrefect
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Hillman Minx393 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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Uganda372 viewsArthur Dixon PostcardPrefect
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Police Motorcycle Division 1930s335 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 Malta373 viewsIn service from 1930 with passengers and mail to Syracuse and Tunis. Sunk 1941.Prefect
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