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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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Important Chap on Horse460 viewsProbably at the Marsa, crossing the Wied il Kbir channel.PrefectNov 08, 2012
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Royal Garrison Artillery433 viewsAt St Elmo.PrefectNov 08, 2012
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The Band449 viewsPrefectNov 08, 2012
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Parade at St Andrew's449 viewsPrefectNov 06, 2012
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Storm Damage Hal Far 1934534 viewsPrefectNov 06, 2012
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Sports Day at St Andrew's468 viewsProbably not long after it was built in 1905.PrefectOct 27, 2012
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HMS Vulcan435 viewsPrefectOct 22, 2012
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HMS Vulcan 484 viewsIn Lazaretto Creek. 19 MTBs of this type were built prior to WW2- it says here.PrefectOct 22, 2012
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HMS Vulcan 1937747 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.
PrefectOct 22, 2012
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Valletta 1649437 viewsPrefectOct 09, 2012
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HMS Sealion 1937468 viewsPrefectOct 08, 2012
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HMS Salmon 1937432 viewsPrefectOct 08, 2012
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Marsamuscetto 1930s ©477 viewsFrom Peter Evans. PrefectOct 06, 2012
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Pieta 1930s ©508 viewsSt Luke's under construction.
From Peter Evans.
PrefectOct 06, 2012
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Swimming at Sliema ©534 viewsBetween the Wars.
From Peter Evans.
PrefectSep 25, 2012
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Gnejna Valley ©502 viewsFrom Peter EvansPrefectSep 24, 2012
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Flying the Flag ©521 viewsRiviera Hotel Ghajn Tuffieha
From Peter Evans
PrefectSep 24, 2012
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Barriera Wharf 1935715 viewsand in the future!
The stone pillars once supported a wooden boardwalk which formed a barrier to segregate quarantined persons.
PrefectSep 22, 2012
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Ghar id-Dud 1912517 viewsBefore the Chalet.PrefectSep 18, 2012
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Valletta from the Quarantine Harbour 1842529 viewsArtist Lt. Allen, Royal Engineers. Engraver W. Wallis
(We have it right this time!)
PrefectSep 10, 2012
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The King513 viewsArriving in HMS Aurora, June 20 1943.
Associated Press.
Large tug Ancient or Robust, small tug Carbine.
1 commentsPrefectSep 10, 2012
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VALETTA, FROM THE MARSA MUSCEIT. (Not - see comments)659 viewsArtist T. C. Dibdin, Drawn from Nature by Lieut. H.E. Allen, Rl. Engrs. Engraver J. Tingle, 1842?
Fisher, Son & Co. London & Paris, 1836.
5 commentsPrefectSep 10, 2012
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Admiralty House 1896561 viewsR EllisPrefectSep 08, 2012
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RFA Maine 1929470 viewsPrefectSep 03, 2012
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As Built513 viewsPrefectAug 30, 2012
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HM Submarine B10 1913598 viewsR.Ellis
Lost by bombing at Venice 1916.
PrefectAug 18, 2012
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HM Submarine X1 1927673 viewsPrefectAug 17, 2012
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HMS Cyclops 1935754 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.
PrefectAug 16, 2012
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William Scamp's New Church472 viewsCourtesy of Amazon.PrefectAug 12, 2012
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The Chalet & Sliema Point Battery778 views2 commentsPrefectAug 06, 2012
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RNH Bighi532 viewsNew block under construction c 1902.PrefectAug 06, 2012
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St Michael's Bastion c 1870523 viewsMalta Windmills.PrefectAug 04, 2012
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