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Bob Hope at Rosneath130 viewsHugely popular American entertainer Bob Hope visited United States Navy Base Two at Rosneath with a concert party in 1945, including Frances Langford and Jerry Colona. This picture was taken at a post-show party at the Princess Louise Officers Club, the Ferry Inn. Image supplied by Dennis Royal, author of the book 'United States Navy Base Two — Americans at Rosneath 1941-45'.
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High Green centenary530 viewsThe president and directors of Helensburgh Bowling Club and guests celebrate the High Green club's centenary in May 1961. Fourth from the right in the middle row is the honorary president, J.Arnold Fleming. Others in the picture include Willie Cowe, Alex Douglas, Richard Don, and the Rev Dr George Logan of Park Church.
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Shandon golf course440 viewsWilliam Lyon Winton tees off at the old nine-hole Shandon golf course, where leading professional the late Tom Haliburton learned the game. He considered it a very good course to learn on. It was originally attached to Shandon Hydro. Image circa 1930 supplied by Mr Winton's grandson, Alistair Quinlan.
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Train at Garelochhead597 viewsA steam train passes through Garelochhead Station. The engine no.67460 is a Class C15 push-and-pull, a class designed by Reid and introduced in 1911, weighing some 68 tons. Image date unknown.
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Kidston Park394 viewsWith bandstand. Only its base now remains.
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Helensburgh team 1910390 viewsA Helensburgh football team and officials from 1910. In the middle row fourth from right is Abraham Reece. Image supplied by Sue Taylor.
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The late Queen Mother268 viewsA portrait by the late Hector Cameron, at that time the Helensburgh Advertiser photographer, of the late Queen Mother when she visited the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane in May 1968.
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Outdoor pool392 viewsBuilt in 1928 as a gift from Provost Andrew Buchanan, beside the pier, the Helensburgh outdoor swimming pool was replaced in 1976 by an indoor pool on an adjacent site, and a year later the outdoor pool was closed. It was demolished in 1996 and replaced by a childrens play area. Image date unknown.

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Meat delivery24 viewsHelensburgh butcher Peter McKellar, assisted by a young boy, delivers meat to one of the Helensburgh mansions with a rhododendron-ringed drive. Image date unknown.Oct 08, 2014
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Portincaple shore21 viewsA very old image of Portincaple, the fishing village on Loch Long down the hill from Whistlefield. Image date unknown.Oct 08, 2014
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First Communicants24 viewsFirst Communicants at Helensburgh's St Joseph's Church. Image, circa 1957, supplied by John Booth whose youngest brother Harry is in the back row of the picture 4th boy from the end on the right.Oct 08, 2014
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Houseboats at Luss22 viewsHouseboats moored opposite Aldochlay, near Luss, on Loch Lomond. Opposite is Swan Island. Image date unknown.Oct 06, 2014
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Houseboats at Luss27 viewsHouseboats moored opposite Aldochlay, near Luss, on Loch Lomond. Image date unknown.Oct 06, 2014
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Sowing corn22 viewsTwo farm workers prepare to sow corn on the hillside above Loch Lomond. Image circa 1906.Oct 06, 2014
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At the Wishing Well32 viewsDuring World War One from 1914-18 the Helensburgh Town Council-owned Hermitage House in Hermitage Park became a military hospital with a capacity for 58 patients who were sent from Stobhall Hospital in Glasgow. The wounded men in their blue uniforms were a familiar sight in the town, being wheeled around the park by their nurses. A number of local ladies and girls helped out in the hospital and the local Red Cross detachment also assisted the trained nurses. Here some of the patients and staff are seen posing beside the Wishing Well in Hermitage Park. Image date unknown.Oct 06, 2014
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The Boys of Helensburgh74 viewsAn old Victorian song sheet for 'The Boys of Helensburgh', printed in Larne. It refers to a parade of Orangemen in the town sometime in the 19th century.Sep 08, 2014