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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Nell Grace 1968871 viewsNelle Grace (Lucas)
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Debbie Bradley & Linda Gillbert921 viewsNelle Grace (Lucas)
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Christine Wilkinson814 viewsNelle Grace (Lucas)
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Kevin Malloy696 viewsNelle Grace (Lucas)
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Wendy Battleday 1952-20211099 viewsMuch missed2 commentsNelle Grace (Lucas)
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1962978 viewsAndy McPherson, John Anderson, Bugs, Me - did I really look like that, Chris ? Craig Walter (American?) Geddis ? (not to be argued with).
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Kalafrana, Summer 1961 - Parents1191 views2nd left is Bill Day, cannot recall the others. Great shot across the bay.3 commentsdeco.rise
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Christmas for the Parents - 1960884 viewsYet another evening out circa Christmas 1960 !
Front (R-L) Bob Hadden, Joyce Day, Bill Day, ?, Len Murgatroyd. Far side (R-L) Robbie ?, Doreen Hadden, John & Joan Locke all the rest I cannot recall. Any sons/daughters recognise anyone?
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Mike Vingoe859 viewsTraining for Gozo Seven Hills marathon. At this early stage he still has hands in pockets to keep them warm (or trousers up).Martin Powell
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M J Vingoe1112 viewsTrainee conductor (failed inhale whistle test). 3 commentsMartin Powell
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Creature from the Blue Lagoon804 viewsScary.Martin Powell
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A Busy Social Life922 viewsEarly 1960sPrefect
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Plan of the School848 viewsDate illegible but sometime in 1960s, probably early as the Music Room hadn't yet moved. Plan is somewhat stylised compared with aerial shot HERE

These (planned?) block numbers conflict entirely with THIS PLAN
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Kalafrana, Summer 19611068 viewsYoungsters playing whilst the adults lie around in the sun. Through gate on left is the sea/leisure area. the middle kiddie, ginger hair is my Brother Ian. Cannot remember any of the others, any help? Do I spot a pale blue Triumph Herald in the shade at the back?deco.rise
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Winning Team923 viewsTal Handaq visit to the 1960 Rome Olympics
See report in 1961 Magazine
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Being Prepared776 viewsPacked and ready for Scout camp on Gozo August 1961.
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Pembroke Troop 1961940 viewsWe used to meet at St Andrew's Barracks on a Friday evening.
I loved playing British Bulldog
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Star Disembarkation 1960787 viewsReturn of the TH trip to the Rome Olympics.

See report in the 1961 Magazine
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10th Birthday Tea at Egmont Close969 views17 July 1960
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John & Clare, Kalafrana Summer 19611276 viewsJohn Day & Clare Hollister. She left Malta on SS Orcades 19th July 1962. Where are you now Clare?
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John Day, Kalafrana Summer 19611314 viewsBlue sea, sky etc. Why did we come home to rain?4 commentsdeco.rise
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Sandra English at Delimara mid 60s1265 viewsjane banks
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Liz Jameson 19681308 viewsAt St George's. What a change from now - the scenery, I mean!(and me)!! 1 commentsPrefect
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Lifesavers at Kalafrana 19611950 viewsTony Graham2 commentsPrefect
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Martin Canon & Vicki French 19671038 viewsPrefect
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Devonia1247 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
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Tal Handaqians in Athens 19661026 viewsThe guys are amazed at a Greek guard in Athens.That is assuming my memory is correct about where this was! I am sure it was during the Devonia cruise of 1966 that included Delphi, Athens, Istanbul and Rhodes. The following year was Crete, Izmir (Ephesus), Lebanon and Haifa, in Dunera. I must dig out the slides I took that year!1 commentsChris Howells
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671590 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
15 commentsChris Howells
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Headmaster, Mr Plant (right) and his Staff. 1962.1072 viewsFrom the 1962 Magazine
Left is Benny Cassar who was Transport Driver from 1947.
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At Meleiha 1964941 viewsPosing in the sea, I think I had found a hermit crab which I am so proudly displaying!Chris Howells
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Melleiha 1964899 viewsMy brother and sister. Tony went to Maidstone Grammar School and Gwyneth to Luqa Primary.2 commentsChris Howells
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Tigne Early 1965918 viewsChris Howells was posing for his Father to take a picture a large wave crashed over giving him a shock!
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