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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Bormla Street Scene449 viewsPrefect
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Birchircara Street Scene432 viewsPrefect
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Hydraulic Dock, Msida.421 viewsIn use from 1873. See also.Prefect
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Edwardian Rabat399 viewsPrefect
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Simonds - Farsons but not yet Cisk417 viewsFrom 1929 following the merger with L. Farrugia & Sons (alias 'Farsons') until 1948 when further merged with the Malta Export Brewery which was owned by a bank founded by Giuseppe"Iċ-Ċisk" Scicluna.2 commentsPrefect
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Just Simonds309 viewsPrior to 1929.Prefect
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The Old Church Birchircara398 viewsDamaged in the 1856 earthquake.Prefect
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Pieta Creek391 viewsPrefect
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School485 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
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Hondok ir-Rummien387 viewsQuarrying stone for the Grand Harbour Breakwaters early 1900s.
And a tranquil Blue Lagoon.
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Ghajn Dwieli Docks366 viewsUnder construction 1899 - 1907.Prefect
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Ghajn Dwieli Docks364 viewsUnder construction 1899 - 1907.Prefect
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Tigne Barracks - Guardroom449 viewsPostcard.
The clock tower (but not the clock) has survived the redevelopment - here.
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Tigne Barracks - Football543 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect
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HMS Alexandra c1886320 viewsAs Flagship of the CinC HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.Prefect
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Molino a Vento428 viewsOn St Michael's Bastion overlooking a very undeveloped Ta'Xbiex & Gzira.Prefect
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Queen Elizabeth & Valiant339 viewsParlatorio Wharf 1926.Prefect
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HMS Devonshire c 1938307 viewsPrefect
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HMS Victoria 1865319 viewsThe last wooden first-rate three-decked ship of the line. Wiki.Prefect
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Marsamuscetto Street350 viewsPrefect
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Pieta Undated386 viewsPrefect
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HMS Anson 1943301 viewsOperation Husky.Prefect
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Blue Grotto350 viewsWith a British Seagull. Postcard.Prefect
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Water Polo Fleet Final 1929802 viewsPrefect
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HMS Argonaut 1944363 viewsPrefect
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HMS Royal Oak c1937356 viewsPrefect
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French Creek 1880s388 viewsPrefect
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HMS Warspite 1938381 viewsPrefect
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HMS Duncan 1912347 viewsPrefect
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Guardamangia Hill 1901442 viewsVilla Guardamangia left, Villa Zammit right.Prefect
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Officers' Quarters - Dockyard Terrace 1880s783 viewsR.EllisPrefect
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HMS Emperor of India 1923379 viewsPrefect
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