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A Sign of the Times34 viewsThe name of the school was changed in April 1969, though it contiued to be administered by the Royal Navy, along with all other service schools in Malta.
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David Norris and Richard Ball, Feb 1968.21 viewsprefect
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Eros Cafe Sliema, Summer 196941 viewsPaul Wickham, Dom Busuttil- Rivers, Keith Woodcock, Dan Rowan.

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Talhandaquians joining the RAF 196274 viewsFrom Bob McDonald.prefect
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DofE Exped Cyprus 1968104 views Including Evan Potts, Martin Powell, Robert Ross & Mr Roy Tomlinson.prefect
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Jock Norris, Evan Potts, Chris Willmann.131 viewsSummer 1969.prefect
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Nelson Cross Country 1966 from the magazine.180 views2 commentsRichard Knapman
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Tigne 1965263 viewsBack: Diane (Spartacus) Prater, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?, Jane Baxter.
Middle: Mary Bishop, Mick Gillam, ?, Pat? Elliot, John (Flash) Moore, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, ?, Cathy Johnstone, Jack Ferrett.
Reclining: Richard (Tiny) Knapman, Rod Deas.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
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Tigne 1965226 viewsBack: Diane (Spartacus) Prater, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?
Middle: Mick Gillam, ?, Pat? Elliot, John (Flash) Moore, Mary Bishop, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, ?, Cathy Johnstone, Jack Ferret.
Front: Jane Baxter, Rod Deas.
Reclining: Richard (Tiny) Knapman.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
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Tigne 1965241 viewsRod Deas, John (Flash) Moore, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, Mick Gillam, Richard (Tiny) Knapman.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
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Tigne 1965188 viewsJohn (Flash) Moore, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, Cathy Johnstone, Jack Ferret.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
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Tigne 1964220 viewsCathy Johnstone, ?, Rod Deas, Chris Pullen, John (Flash) Moore, ?.
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Ron Leeman - Shot Putt - 1965?295 viewsronthecoolone
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Ron Leeman - Shot Putt - 1965? 242 views1 commentsronthecoolone
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Tal Handaq or ORFC 05 (can't remember which).117 viewsronthecoolone
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Tal Handaq or ORFC 04 (can't remember which).91 viewsronthecoolone
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Tal Handaq or ORFC 03 (can't remember which).84 viewsronthecoolone
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Tal Handaq or ORFC 02 (can't remember which).85 viewsronthecoolone
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Tal Handaq or ORFC 01 (can't remember which).97 views1 commentsronthecoolone
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Ron Leeman & Steve Bolster158 viewsA comparison of now and then.ronthecoolone
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Whaler Trip April 6-9 1963 158 viewsSetting off from St Angelo Camber.
Photos from Brian Fuller/Jon Haylock.
The trip took four days in all and the first was spent in reaching up the coast to Paradise Bay where we camped for the night. On the second morning we sailed from Paradise Bay to Mgarr in Gozo via the South and North Comino Channels.
After lunch at Mgarr we reached down to Golden Bay where we said adios to Cdr. Des Clayes and camped for the night. On the third morning we were joined by Mr. McGillivray and Mr. Ratcliff and ran down to Benghisa Point (via Filfla) and then we pulled up to the R.A.F.S.C. at Marsaxlokk — a mere 11 miles. After a relatively peaceful night under a real roof, we tacked out of the bay to Delimara Point and then ran up the coast to Grand Harbour which we reached just after lunch.




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Whaler Trip April 6-9 1963166 viewsStanding:- Mr. R McGillivray Mr. P. Ratcliffe Lt.Cdr. Q. Des Clayes
Bill English Chris Dunn
Jeremy Salter Dave Hobden Keith Holmes Jon Haylock
Peter Mannering Geoff Dearden
John “Titch” Payne John Passmore (Skip K4) Brian Fuller (Skip K3) Tony Ashforth
How to sail whalers.

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The School 1961264 views1 commentsprefect
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Tiny Knapman and Sue Old 65-66184 viewsScrubbed up for some RAF Officers do in Valetta 3 commentsRichard Knapman
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Tiny Knapman - Tigne Beach Summer 66149 viewsRichard Knapman
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Swimming Gala153 viewsSt Vincent were always the bestRichard Knapman
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Richard 'Tiny' Knapman 63-66122 viewsSummer of 66 World Cup - Tigne Beach they were good daysRichard Knapman
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Football at Manoel Island181 viewsLST Empire Curlew beyond.prefect
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Pete Shepheard151 viewsWinning a race at Marsa.prefect
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Sue Kitson246 views2 commentsronthecoolone
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Ron Leeman - circa 1966/67141 viewsronthecoolone
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Lunchtime Footie in the Tennis Courts - circa 1966/67127 viewsFrom L to R - Steve Brewster, Ron Leeman, ?, Tony Stackpoole, ? Johnny Hart, ? ronthecoolone
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