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Strone Cottage441 viewsAn 1894 photograph of Strone Cottage at Glen Mallan on Loch Longside, taken by a Professor Steggall, who had a house in Garelochhead. He was a keen walker and photographer, and took a number of pictures in the Glen Mallan and Glen Douglas areas. The cottage was demolished about 1961 when the military jetty was built there. Image supplied by Alastair McIntyre.
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Award for ex-Provost693 viewsA former Cove and Kilcreggan Provost, Billy Cowan, receives a trophy from Eric Hope at the annual Cove Sailing Club prizegiving dance in March 1966.
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Garelochhead535 viewsA view of the road into Garelochhead, circa 1904.
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Helensburgh Golf Club729 viewsA view of the clubhouse, circa 1919. The club was founded in 1893, with a nine hole course designed by former Open champion 'Old' Tom Morris. This second clubhouse was opened in 1900, and five years later the course was upgraded to 18 holes.
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Old Toll House91 viewsA lady, possibly the then owner, stands outside the Old Toll House at the top of Sinclair Street, which is currently up for sale. Image date unknown.
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Poet and organiser335 viewsFormer Commodore Clyde and Argyll and Bute Councillor Eric Thompson MBE, who read a poem he had written for the occasion, with exhibition organiser Doris Gentles at the opening of the Henry Bell and the Comet exhibition in Helensburgh Library on Friday August 3 2012. Photo by Eleanor McKay.
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Boys Brigade Band495 viewsOfficers and boys of a Helensburgh Boys Brigade band, circa 1896. Image supplied by Sue Taylor.
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First Commodore Leaves653 viewsThe first Commodore Clyde, Derek Kent, and his wife leave the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane at the end of his tour of duty. He was promoted to Rear Admiral and appointed Flag Officer Malta.

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On parade4 viewsThe 1st Helensburgh Company of the Boys Brigade pictured after a Founder's Day Church Parade, circa 1959. Photo supplied by Iain McAllister.Sep 26, 2016
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Laid up shipping14 viewsMerchant shipping laid up in the Gareloch off Clynder during the 1930s.Sep 07, 2016
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Burgh from pier18 viewsA 1959 image looking down the pier towards the town centre.Sep 07, 2016
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HMS Traveller16 viewsThe Royal Navy T class submarine Traveller in the Gareloch in April 1942. Built by Scotts of Greenock and launched in August 1941, Traveller spent most of her career in the Mediterranean. She was unsuccessful in most of her attacks, sinking the Italian merchantman Albachiara, but launching failed attacks against the Italian merchant ship Ezilda Croce, the Italian 'small light cruiser', the Italian tanker Proserpina and the Italian torpedo boats Castore and Ciclone. Traveller left Malta on November 28 1942 for a patrol in the Gulf of Taranto. She carried out a reconnaissance of Taranto harbour for a Chariot human torpedo attack, but never returned and is presumed to have hit a mine.Sep 07, 2016
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Burnbrae25 viewsSt Bride's School teachers and boarders at Burnbrae House, circa 1960. Among the pupils are Joan Whitehead, Aline Shields, Sheila Thom, Elizabeth Lammie, Madeline Griffiths, Clair Bock, Sonia Hunt, J.McArthur, Nina Ferguson, Moyra McVicker, J.Marsh, Elizabeth Morrison, Mary Evans, Rae Hudleston, J.Mitchell, Daphne Ritchie, Elizabeth McKay, Marion Gray, Katherine Campbell, Jane McCammond, Bick Carswell, Helen Shearer, Frances M.Fleming, Jean Bone, Fiona Third, M.Stewart, and Irene Rose. The photograph was taken by Helensburgh photographer Bill Benzie.Sep 07, 2016
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Clarendon24 viewsSt Bride's School teachers and boarders at Clarendon in 1958.Sep 07, 2016
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Lansdowne27 viewsSt Bride's School headmistress Miss Rachel Drever Smith with colleagues and boarders at Lansdowne House in either 1961 or 62. Among those in the picture are Fiona Farquhar, Sheila Reid, D.Greig, C.H.Campbell, Deirdre Fleur, Ann Adamson, Lynne Taylor, Viola Lennox, Sheena Haining, Kim Menzies, Avril Andrew, Margaret Fleming, Maire Maclean, Fanny Pender, Ann Fernie, Pat Stewart, Hilary Gray, Anne Crombie, Mairi Thomson, Valerie Pow, Carol Pender, Maria Rattray, Catherine Docherty, Mate Newton, and E.Whiteford. The photo was taken by Helensburgh photographer Bill Benzie.Sep 07, 2016
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Woodend24 viewsSt Bride's School pupils and teachers at Woodend in 1956.Sep 07, 2016