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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Before Our Time
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HMS Serapis bringing Edward, Prince of Wales to Malta 1876185 viewsSerapis was one of five Euphrates class, originally built as troopers.

HMS Hercules behind (just ahead).

Read about the partying Prince in the TIMES OF MALTA
adminFeb 24, 2021
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Army childhood224 viewsARMY CHILDHOOD: BRITISH ARMY CHILDREN’S LIVES AND TIMES. Beautifully produced with many full colour prints.

Book by The Army Children Archive’s founder, Clare Gibson. (Shire Publications Ltd, 2012). Slim but highly recommended.

Read parts online HERE

More on TACA including Malta (but lacks a search facility).
2 commentsMartin PowellMay 10, 2020
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Could Malta have become a US possession?158 viewsJudge for yourself HERE

Watercolour USS Constitution in GH 1804, Edwin Galea
adminJul 25, 2019
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Spinola 1870746 viewsThe statue of St Julian is still there.PrefectDec 05, 2015
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What became the Naval Families Clinic619 viewsGhar id Dud, Sliema.
Independent.
2 commentsPrefectNov 15, 2015
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Dockyard College, Clock & Senglea Gate862 viewsNear Sheer Bastion.2 commentsPrefectJun 01, 2015
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St Elmo Breakwater508 viewsUnder construction.PrefectApr 28, 2015
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St Elmo Breakwater516 viewsOpen to the public.
Postcard 1930s
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Customs House Steps648 views2 commentsPrefectApr 24, 2015
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Church of St Paul's Bonfire549 viewsSt Paul's Bay.
Bombed 1943.
PrefectApr 23, 2015
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Grand Harbour 1930505 viewsPrefectMar 23, 2015
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Floriana 1857472 viewsPrefectMar 18, 2015
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Gozo Military Hospital 1882480 viewsPrefectMar 18, 2015
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Bighi Naval Hospital465 viewsR.Ellis
Prior to 1903. (No Cot Lift.)
PrefectMar 10, 2015
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HMS Nile c1890-93456 viewsPrefectMar 10, 2015
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The Ill Fated HMS Victoria439 viewsWiki.PrefectMar 03, 2015
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Australia Hall482 viewsIn good order.PrefectMar 03, 2015
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Tigne Barracks 1915493 viewsPrefectFeb 25, 2015
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HMS Royal Sovereign488 views1 commentsPrefectFeb 25, 2015
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Fort St Angelo455 viewsPrefectFeb 20, 2015
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World Leaders Up the Creek479 viewsWSC & FDR confer, 2 Feb 1945 prior to Yalta.
"No more let us falter! From Malta to Yalta. Let nobody alter!"
PrefectFeb 20, 2015
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P&O Arcadia399 viewsBuilt 1888.
Details.
PrefectFeb 17, 2015
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HMS Euphrates408 viewsIndian Trooper built 1866.PrefectFeb 17, 2015
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Racecourse Street, Saqqajja Hill, Rabat.458 viewsPrefectFeb 12, 2015
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Racing at Marsa429 viewsRacing Club History.PrefectFeb 12, 2015
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Musta423 viewsPrefectFeb 08, 2015
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Musta Church407 viewsPrefectFeb 08, 2015
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Mosta Church439 viewsPrefectFeb 06, 2015
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The Manderaggio481 viewsA hole dug in Valletta by the Order, intended as a dock but not completed, became a notorious slum until cleared in 1948 and replaced with Government housing.PrefectFeb 06, 2015
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HMS Tamar c1882418 viewsTroopship built 1863. Later hulked at Hong Kong where she was scuttled in 1941, her name transferring to the Naval Base.
Hibernia beyond.
PrefectFeb 04, 2015
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Viaduct at Wied il-Faħam near Gharghur428 viewsPrefectJan 31, 2015
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Mellieha Church448 viewsPrefectJan 31, 2015
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