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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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The Band443 viewsPrefect
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Parade at St Andrew's440 viewsPrefect
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Storm Damage Hal Far 1934523 viewsPrefect
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Sports Day at St Andrew's457 viewsProbably not long after it was built in 1905.Prefect
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HMS Vulcan422 viewsPrefect
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HMS Vulcan 474 viewsIn Lazaretto Creek. 19 MTBs of this type were built prior to WW2- it says here.Prefect
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HMS Vulcan 1937739 viewsOriginally a trawler named Mascot and later Aston Villa before being purchased by the Royal Navy in 1936, and converted into a depot ship for coastal forces.
Gzira Church has yet to get its 2nd dome.
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Valletta 1649427 viewsPrefect
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HMS Sealion 1937459 viewsPrefect
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HMS Salmon 1937423 viewsPrefect
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Marsamuscetto 1930s ©468 viewsFrom Peter Evans. Prefect
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Pieta 1930s ©499 viewsSt Luke's under construction.
From Peter Evans.
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Swimming at Sliema ©523 viewsBetween the Wars.
From Peter Evans.
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Gnejna Valley ©493 viewsFrom Peter EvansPrefect
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Flying the Flag ©512 viewsRiviera Hotel Ghajn Tuffieha
From Peter Evans
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Barriera Wharf 1935706 viewsand in the future!
The stone pillars once supported a wooden boardwalk which formed a barrier to segregate quarantined persons.
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Ghar id-Dud 1912510 viewsBefore the Chalet.Prefect
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Valletta from the Quarantine Harbour 1842522 viewsArtist Lt. Allen, Royal Engineers. Engraver W. Wallis
(We have it right this time!)
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The King506 viewsArriving in HMS Aurora, June 20 1943.
Associated Press.
Large tug Ancient or Robust, small tug Carbine.
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VALETTA, FROM THE MARSA MUSCEIT. (Not - see comments)647 viewsArtist T. C. Dibdin, Drawn from Nature by Lieut. H.E. Allen, Rl. Engrs. Engraver J. Tingle, 1842?
Fisher, Son & Co. London & Paris, 1836.
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Admiralty House 1896552 viewsR EllisPrefect
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RFA Maine 1929461 viewsPrefect
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As Built501 viewsPrefect
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HM Submarine B10 1913591 viewsR.Ellis
Lost by bombing at Venice 1916.
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HM Submarine X1 1927654 viewsPrefect
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HMS Cyclops 1935742 viewsEllis.
In Msida Creek where she resided from 1926-1938, with Regent, Regulus, Rover, Otway or Oxley, Shark & Sealion.
St Luke's is half built.
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William Scamp's New Church461 viewsCourtesy of Amazon.Prefect
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The Chalet & Sliema Point Battery764 views2 commentsPrefect
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RNH Bighi521 viewsNew block under construction c 1902.Prefect
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St Michael's Bastion c 1870515 viewsMalta Windmills.Prefect
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Ponsonby's Column543 viewsOn St Andrew's Bastion before being struck down by lightning in 1864.
Major General The Honourable Sir Frederick Cavendish Ponsonby
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Strada Mercanti 1854 or 1856518 viewsJames Robertson/Felice Beato.Prefect
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