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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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RFA Berbice555 viewsBuilt 1909 for Royal Mail. Requisitioned as Hospital Ship 1915.
Sold 1922.
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HM S/M Unrivalled 1943563 viewsMartin Powell
Entering Marsamuscetto Harbour after a successful patrol.
THE 10th FLOTILLA
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HMS Cyclops 1926553 viewsMartin Powell
Submarine Depot Ship between the wars.
Scrapped 1947.
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Msida Creek 1926623 viewsMartin PowellPrefect
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Valletta 1926563 viewsMartin Powell
But not viewed from the lift!
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HMS Ark Royal 1939559 viewsMartin Powell.
Sunk near Gibraltar 1941.
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Holy Trinity Church, Sliema. 1920s615 viewsPrefect
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HMS Royal Oak537 viewsMartin Powell
Sunk at Scapa Flow 1939.
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Main Guard c 1890610 viewsMartin PowellPrefect
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Cambridge Battery Tigne708 viewsUnder construction 1870.
Martin Powell
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Bartolomeo Colleoni524 viewsItalian Cruiser about to sink after action with HMAS Sydney and destroyers off Crete 19 July 1940.
Jane Banks
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Dragonara, Spinola Battery & St Julian's Bay651 views1920sPrefect
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Fairey Flycatcher 1920s540 viewsOver destroyers of the Med Fleet.
Martin Powell
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P&O Narkunda 1930538 viewsMartin Powell
Wartime memories
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Hood and Glorious 1938567 viewsMartin PowellPrefect
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HMS Bagshot 1937632 viewsMartin Powell
Hunt Class Minesweeper. Also in Malta 1945-6 as accommodation ship to submarine depot HMS Medway II. Sold 1947. Sunk by mine off Corfu 1951.
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Beaufort 39 Sqn Luqa 1943623 views© IWM (TR 1074) Prefect
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VJ Day at Verdala, 1945709 viewsLes Hutton/ Martin Powell
In the war years, Verdala was a POW Camp, Detention Centre, Transit Camp, Demob Depot.
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The Vice Admiral's Farewell Parade645 viewsSt. Angelo 1945.
Les Hutton/Martin Powell
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Zabbar Military Hospital - (Not)742 views It is clearly a different building from This One.
Its the Naval Canteen at Corradino. I shall never trust postcard captions again!
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View from Senglea617 viewsPrefect
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Castille 1930s681 views4 commentsPrefect
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Spitfire ©507 viewsTa'Qali Aviation Museum
Jane Banks
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Strada Reale/Kingsway/Republic Street619 views1930s, before the demise of the Opera House.Prefect
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The Original Magic Kiosk1148 viewsThe film Naughty Marietta was released in 1935.Prefect
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Handicap Race 1930s585 viewsBut which beach?Prefect
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Busy day at Mgarr634 viewsMartin PowellPrefect
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The Mosta Bomb ©520 viewsJane Banks
Myths & facts.
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Wartime Sea Scout604 viewsPaul Fuller

Wartime memories of Verdala

More stories at Wartime Memories in the Archive album.
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A Wartime Family771 viewsWW2 People's War


More stories at Wartime Memories in the Archive album.
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Wartime Valleta1034 views6 commentsPrefect
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Coastal Defence ©517 viewsJane BanksPrefect
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