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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)
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Dave Archer692 viewsNelle GraceNelle Grace (Lucas)Sep 22, 2009
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Nell Grace 1968866 viewsNelle Grace (Lucas)Sep 22, 2009
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Debbie Bradley & Linda Gillbert914 viewsNelle Grace (Lucas)Sep 22, 2009
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Christine Wilkinson806 viewsNelle Grace (Lucas)Sep 22, 2009
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Kevin Malloy690 viewsNelle Grace (Lucas)Sep 22, 2009
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Wendy Battleday 1952-20211085 viewsMuch missed2 commentsNelle Grace (Lucas)Sep 22, 2009
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1962971 viewsAndy McPherson, John Anderson, Bugs, Me - did I really look like that, Chris ? Craig Walter (American?) Geddis ? (not to be argued with).
Leslie Crowder
PrefectJul 08, 2009
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Kalafrana, Summer 1961 - Parents1172 views2nd left is Bill Day, cannot recall the others. Great shot across the bay.3 commentsdeco.riseJun 21, 2009
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Christmas for the Parents - 1960871 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?
deco.riseApr 26, 2009
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Mike Vingoe850 viewsTraining for Gozo Seven Hills marathon. At this early stage he still has hands in pockets to keep them warm (or trousers up).Martin PowellFeb 24, 2009
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M J Vingoe1103 viewsTrainee conductor (failed inhale whistle test). 3 commentsMartin PowellFeb 24, 2009
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Creature from the Blue Lagoon795 viewsScary.Martin PowellFeb 24, 2009
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A Busy Social Life912 viewsEarly 1960sPrefectJan 19, 2009
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Plan of the School844 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
PrefectJan 19, 2009
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Kalafrana, Summer 19611061 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.riseNov 30, 2008
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Winning Team913 viewsTal Handaq visit to the 1960 Rome Olympics
See report in 1961 Magazine
1 commentsJohn KirbyOct 24, 2008
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Being Prepared771 viewsPacked and ready for Scout camp on Gozo August 1961.
John KirbyOct 15, 2008
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Pembroke Troop 1961933 viewsWe used to meet at St Andrew's Barracks on a Friday evening.
I loved playing British Bulldog
John KirbyOct 13, 2008
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Star Disembarkation 1960783 viewsReturn of the TH trip to the Rome Olympics.

See report in the 1961 Magazine
John KirbyOct 13, 2008
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10th Birthday Tea at Egmont Close963 views17 July 1960
John KirbyOct 12, 2008
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John & Clare, Kalafrana Summer 19611272 viewsJohn Day & Clare Hollister. She left Malta on SS Orcades 19th July 1962. Where are you now Clare?
1 commentsdeco.riseSep 22, 2008
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John Day, Kalafrana Summer 19611309 viewsBlue sea, sky etc. Why did we come home to rain?4 commentsdeco.riseSep 13, 2008
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Sandra English at Delimara mid 60s1257 viewsjane banksSep 09, 2008
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Liz Jameson 19681303 viewsAt St George's. What a change from now - the scenery, I mean!(and me)!! 1 commentsPrefectSep 09, 2008
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Lifesavers at Kalafrana 19611934 viewsTony Graham2 commentsPrefectSep 07, 2008
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Martin Canon & Vicki French 19671032 viewsPrefectSep 06, 2008
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Devonia1242 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
10 commentsPrefectAug 09, 2008
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Tal Handaqians in Athens 19661014 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 HowellsAug 09, 2008
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671585 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 HowellsJul 24, 2008
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Headmaster, Mr Plant (right) and his Staff. 1962.1062 viewsFrom the 1962 Magazine
Left is Benny Cassar who was Transport Driver from 1947.
PrefectJul 21, 2008
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At Meleiha 1964936 viewsPosing in the sea, I think I had found a hermit crab which I am so proudly displaying!Chris HowellsJun 29, 2008
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Melleiha 1964893 viewsMy brother and sister. Tony went to Maidstone Grammar School and Gwyneth to Luqa Primary.2 commentsChris HowellsJun 29, 2008
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