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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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HMS Serapis bringing Edward, Prince of Wales to Malta 1876139 viewsSerapis was one of five Euphrates class, originally built as troopers.

HMS Hercules behind (just ahead).

Read about the partying Prince in the TIMES OF MALTA
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Army childhood178 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 lacks a search facility).
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Could Malta have become a US possession?135 viewsJudge for yourself HERE

Watercolour USS Constitution in GH 1804, Edwin Galea
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Spinola 1870718 viewsThe statue of St Julian is still there.Prefect
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What became the Naval Families Clinic523 viewsGhar id Dud, Sliema.
Independent.
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Dockyard College, Clock & Senglea Gate837 viewsNear Sheer Bastion.2 commentsPrefect
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St Elmo Breakwater492 viewsUnder construction.Prefect
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St Elmo Breakwater496 viewsOpen to the public.
Postcard 1930s
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Customs House Steps627 views2 commentsPrefect
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Church of St Paul's Bonfire533 viewsSt Paul's Bay.
Bombed 1943.
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Grand Harbour 1930494 viewsPrefect
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Floriana 1857458 viewsPrefect
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Gozo Military Hospital 1882463 viewsPrefect
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Bighi Naval Hospital450 viewsR.Ellis
Prior to 1903. (No Cot Lift.)
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HMS Nile c1890-93440 viewsPrefect
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The Ill Fated HMS Victoria426 viewsWiki.Prefect
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Australia Hall466 viewsIn good order.Prefect
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Tigne Barracks 1915480 viewsPrefect
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HMS Royal Sovereign474 views1 commentsPrefect
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Fort St Angelo442 viewsPrefect
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World Leaders Up the Creek458 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 Arcadia387 viewsBuilt 1888.
Details.
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HMS Euphrates397 viewsIndian Trooper built 1866.Prefect
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Racecourse Street, Saqqajja Hill, Rabat.444 viewsPrefect
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Racing at Marsa417 viewsRacing Club History.Prefect
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Musta Church396 viewsPrefect
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Mosta Church420 viewsPrefect
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The Manderaggio467 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 c1882406 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 Gharghur409 viewsPrefect
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Mellieha Church434 viewsPrefect
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