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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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The Fleet's in ©917 viewsSummer 1960 - but where? Sliema Creek perhaps?4 commentsJohn Kirby04/24/10 at 13:59phillrose: Was it a 945 naval radar? it started off with one ...
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St Anne's Square c1956533 viewsIt was only recently that I learned it was called that!
ALLWARES is now DIESEL.
2 commentsPrefect04/24/10 at 13:27phillrose: Did there used to be a gents barber in the corner ...
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Postcard Marsamxett Harbour - HM Naval Fleet618 viewsLook at this lot! From c1958/59. 10 points for naming each vessel!2 commentsdeco.rise04/07/10 at 04:44phillrose: Suspect the date is incorrect, the flats we lived ...
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St Paul's Bay from Wardija540 views2 commentsPrefect03/28/10 at 10:41phillrose: Must have missed this one. It is of interest as my...
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New book coming soon458 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 14:00phillrose: Looks a good read, might treat myself. Also a good...
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U 17596 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 14:17phillrose: Now I have seen the picture, it would not open for...
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Moorhen572 views3 commentsPrefect01/01/10 at 12:00phillrose: I believe one of the mooring vessels sailed back ...
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Moorhen572 views3 commentsPrefect12/30/09 at 14:24phillrose: So when was Moorhen out there? Dad was responsible...
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Old Building Restored ©603 viewsVerdala 2009
Martin Powell
6 commentsPrefect12/06/09 at 12:09phillrose: OB, seem to recall someone said the fire was cause...
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Verdala Entrance 2009 ©718 viewsMartin Powell11 commentsPrefect12/06/09 at 12:02phillrose: Price of the good old EU waste regulations no doub...
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Verdala Ditch 2009 ©561 viewsMartin Powell7 commentsPrefect11/28/09 at 14:02phillrose: Yes OB it is amazing, they would have a fit today....
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Verdala Entrance 2009 ©718 viewsMartin Powell11 commentsPrefect11/27/09 at 14:13phillrose: Looks like they have had a tidy up, think it had b...
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HMS Manxman626 viewsLaid up off Manoel I, 1950s
Specially for you Phill.
8 commentsPrefect10/27/09 at 14:22phillrose: She was still in running order when I remember her...
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Sliema Convenience722 views2 commentsPrefect09/19/09 at 10:52phillrose: Is that the good old Magic Kiosk I see peeking rou...
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Fond Ghadir Kiosk519 viewsI promise this is the last one!2 commentsPrefect09/01/09 at 15:00phillrose: Same here Sheila, we used to dive for coke bottles...
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Fond Ghadir 1964913 viewsPostcard. Across from the Meadowbank.
Translation may be "bottom pool" or "deep pool". Other offers welcome.
11 commentsPrefect08/31/09 at 11:40phillrose: 2nd. tour, lived at Tigne overlooking Sliema Creek...
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Fond Ghadir 1964913 viewsPostcard. Across from the Meadowbank.
Translation may be "bottom pool" or "deep pool". Other offers welcome.
11 commentsPrefect08/30/09 at 10:43phillrose: Thanks for that picture, used to swim there nearly...
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Marsamxett Ferry1046 viewsBeyond are the Tigne Married Quarters above the famous caves.14 commentsPrefect08/13/09 at 14:03phillrose: Was in that area 57/58, a little after your time S...
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HMS Ausonia & Manoel Is. 1959/601277 viewsOther ships are HMS Dainty, parts of HMS Anzio & LST Charles McLeod and a lonely HMS Eastbourne in Sliema Creek. On the island is part of the Leper Hospital, beyond that the Base Supply Office, Fort Manoel, the Diving Centre and Comms Training Centre. To the left of the football pitches is the Canteen (Cinema), in front of which are the tennis courts/roller skating rink of blessed memory.
What a lot of nostalgia!
Mac

More photos and info on Ausonia HERE
4 commentsPrefect08/11/09 at 05:14phillrose: Lived in the block of flats to the left of the Tig...
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Marsamxett Ferry1046 viewsBeyond are the Tigne Married Quarters above the famous caves.14 commentsPrefect08/10/09 at 05:28phillrose: It was said that there was a tunnel from Tigne to ...
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Marsamxett Ferry1046 viewsBeyond are the Tigne Married Quarters above the famous caves.14 commentsPrefect08/09/09 at 11:30phillrose: Many was the hour spent in those caves/tunnels, go...
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In Your Dreams!499 viewsPhill Rose1 commentsPrefect06/09/09 at 15:30phillrose: Good old Boris gets it right again.......... ...
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Future Barrakka Lift819 viewsThe lift that connected Lascaris Wharf and Upper Barrakka in Valletta more than four decades ago will be rebuilt and completed before March 2011. (Times of Malta)9 commentsPrefect04/15/09 at 15:46phillrose: Ah yes, but on the news tonight, twas said that th...
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Future Barrakka Lift819 viewsThe lift that connected Lascaris Wharf and Upper Barrakka in Valletta more than four decades ago will be rebuilt and completed before March 2011. (Times of Malta)9 commentsPrefect04/14/09 at 13:18phillrose: Well I hope they get some decent builders in, not ...
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Senglea623 viewsAnd a full Dockyard Creek.
5 commentsJohn Kirby10/18/08 at 14:17phillrose: Nice picture John, when was it taken?
Dads office...
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On Sliema Beach1365 viewsAmongst others - Felicity Hammond, Robin Hammond, Maryanne Wheeler, Veronica Smith, Christine Collins,
Charlotte Finney, Ann Collins, Roy Hammond.
From Deborah Starkey
2 commentsPrefect09/07/08 at 09:18phillrose: Hi Deborah. What date was this taken, the names Ha...
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A non PC Picnic 1870s654 views2 commentsPrefect08/02/08 at 10:50phillrose: Non PC, what is the problem? looks good to me.
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Sliema Creek917 viewsCorunna, Barrosa & Aisne ?
©Lesley Cole
2 commentsPrefect05/20/08 at 04:36phillrose: Sliema Creek much as I remember it, only thing mis...
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Anchors at Anchor Bay. Early 1950s.875 viewsPhill Rose
The question is - How did they get there?
6 commentsPrefect05/20/08 at 04:29phillrose: OldBat, wrong choice, me the nice blonde kid on th...
     
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