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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last comments - Naval & Military
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U 17598 viewsGerman Navy submarine U-17 (Pennant number S196) slipped into Grand Harbour this morning for a courtesy visit. It is seen above crossing Dockyard Creek, which is dominated by the sleek lines of the superyacht The Maltese Falcon.
Times of Malta.
(In the distance can be seen some obscure scholastic buildings, with vegetation.)
4 commentsPrefect03/31/10 at 09:56Martin Powell: You said you don't like sails and masts anyway...
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HMS Volage 1946620 viewsReturning from the Corfu Channel Incident.1 commentsPrefect03/31/10 at 09:27Martin Powell: My Dad (Dockyard drawing office) was one of the fi...
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The end of the day, Grand Harbour 1959 ©1133 views10 commentsOldBat03/30/10 at 05:45Prefect: Almost certainly RFA Tide Austral, later HMAS Supp...
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New book coming soon463 viewsUXB Malta
Royal Engineers
Bomb Disposal 1940-44
S.A.M. Hudson
http://www.uxbmalta.blogspot.com/

To be published 17th May 2010, at £20 Hardback. The first book to reveal what it was like to work in Army bomb disposal in the most bombed place on Earth.
The History Press
The Mill, Brimscombe Port, Stroud, Glos GL5 2QG
Tel +44(0)1453 883300 Fax +44(0)1453 883233
www.thehistorypress.co.uk
(Another scoop for TH Nostalgia!)
2 commentsPrefect03/27/10 at 14:53OldBat: Yes, indeed you did - I'll remember to get som...
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New book coming soon463 viewsUXB Malta
Royal Engineers
Bomb Disposal 1940-44
S.A.M. Hudson
http://www.uxbmalta.blogspot.com/

To be published 17th May 2010, at £20 Hardback. The first book to reveal what it was like to work in Army bomb disposal in the most bombed place on Earth.
The History Press
The Mill, Brimscombe Port, Stroud, Glos GL5 2QG
Tel +44(0)1453 883300 Fax +44(0)1453 883233
www.thehistorypress.co.uk
(Another scoop for TH Nostalgia!)
2 commentsPrefect03/27/10 at 13:00phillrose: Looks a good read, might treat myself. Also a good...
gesub.jpg
U 17598 viewsGerman Navy submarine U-17 (Pennant number S196) slipped into Grand Harbour this morning for a courtesy visit. It is seen above crossing Dockyard Creek, which is dominated by the sleek lines of the superyacht The Maltese Falcon.
Times of Malta.
(In the distance can be seen some obscure scholastic buildings, with vegetation.)
4 commentsPrefect03/15/10 at 13:17phillrose: Now I have seen the picture, it would not open for...
gesub.jpg
U 17598 viewsGerman Navy submarine U-17 (Pennant number S196) slipped into Grand Harbour this morning for a courtesy visit. It is seen above crossing Dockyard Creek, which is dominated by the sleek lines of the superyacht The Maltese Falcon.
Times of Malta.
(In the distance can be seen some obscure scholastic buildings, with vegetation.)
4 commentsPrefect03/13/10 at 14:03OldBat: Just you watch your language, young Admin!
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Earl Mountbatten and Missus in safe hands ©593 viewsTaken in 1953 with Whaler crewed by Dockyard Sea Scouts.
The Dockyard Sea Scouts also had Maltese members unlike
Tal Handaq's.Cannot remember occasion but I was the Bow oarsman.
2 commentsrobinwilliams03/10/10 at 11:43Martin Powell: See guestbook messages to Robin 26-12-09
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Earl Mountbatten and Missus in safe hands ©593 viewsTaken in 1953 with Whaler crewed by Dockyard Sea Scouts.
The Dockyard Sea Scouts also had Maltese members unlike
Tal Handaq's.Cannot remember occasion but I was the Bow oarsman.
2 commentsrobinwilliams03/07/10 at 16:15Prefect: And making a splendid effort Robin, even if you ar...
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1102 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/06/10 at 20:19OldBat: Wouldn't we all!
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1102 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/06/10 at 02:29Prefect: I cannot tell a lie Miss, I would be lost without ...
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1102 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/05/10 at 19:05OldBat: Whoops, I'm giving you a lot of research aren&...
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HMS London 1947766 viewsAndrew Blake2 commentsPrefect02/04/10 at 14:59Prefect: Oh dear, how sad, never mind!
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1102 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/04/10 at 13:02Prefect: Most did but I think some of the smaller ones had ...
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HMS London 1947766 viewsAndrew Blake2 commentsPrefect02/04/10 at 11:46OldBat: Note! Verdala school hall with cupola JUST visibl...
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1102 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/04/10 at 11:39OldBat: Thanks, admin, yes, sounds like the right one! I&...
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Raising a submarine in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©1102 viewsPhoto by (Miss) Barbara Kernahan6 commentsOldBat02/04/10 at 07:49Prefect: Must have been this one - 1 April 1942: HMS P36 wa...
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HMS Forth in Msida Creek ca 1958 ©697 viewsStunning photo by Barbara Kernahan from the window of her flat.1 commentsOldBat02/04/10 at 03:34Prefect: Looks like the seasonal Msida Monsoon floods!
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HMS Forth656 viewsPassing Tigne 19531 commentsPrefect01/27/10 at 11:10robinwilliams: If this is 1953 Forth is probally returning from C...
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Moorhen579 views3 commentsPrefect01/01/10 at 11:00phillrose: I believe one of the mooring vessels sailed back ...
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Moorhen579 views3 commentsPrefect12/31/09 at 02:12Prefect: MP remembers her there in the 60s and there is pho...
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Moorhen579 views3 commentsPrefect12/30/09 at 13:24phillrose: So when was Moorhen out there? Dad was responsible...
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HMS Stubbington678 viewsMid 60s with the 7th MS.1 commentsPrefect12/15/09 at 14:20Prefect: In 1960, her ship's dog, Oink, distinguished h...
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RAF Propaganda 1973607 views2 commentsPrefect12/02/09 at 13:20Prefect:
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RAF Propaganda 1973607 views2 commentsPrefect12/02/09 at 11:05Martin Powell: RAF 'propaganda', but had it been RFA it w...
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HMS Euroclydon aka Verdala750 viewsComplete with Palm Tree
1944-5
Les Hutton
1 commentsPrefect11/26/09 at 08:30Martin Powell: Les thinks he is standing in the front row, third ...
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HMS Manxman627 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/05/09 at 02:51Prefect: Thank you very much. Goodbye. Take him away!
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HMS Manxman627 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 16:30Martin Powell: Sorry - overlooked the obvious. An execution shoul...
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HMS Manxman627 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 15:19Prefect: Especially not the Nutty Professor
I suppos...
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HMS Manxman627 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 15:13Martin Powell: Do not believe anything because it is said by an a...
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HMS Manxman627 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 07:44Prefect: "Glad to hear my opinion backed by a compete...
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HMS Manxman627 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect11/03/09 at 07:08Martin Powell: No - according to this site myweb.tiscali.co.uk-hm...
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