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End of a battleship755 viewsThe German battleship Derflinger is seen arriving at the Faslane yard of Metal Industries Ltd. on board a floating dock in 1946 for shipbreaking. Launched on June 1 1913, the battleship was scuttled at Scapa Flow on June 21 1919 and lay in 45 metres of water until it raised to the surface in July 1939 — the last of the accessible big ships scuttled at Scapa Flow.
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Two Provosts meet409 viewsHelensburgh Provost J.McLeod Williamson (right) greets his opposite number from Port Glasgow — both in costume — after the Comet replica steamed across the Clyde to the burgh as part of the 1962 Comet 150th anniversary celebrations. They then adjourned for lunch at the Queen's Hotel, formerly Henry Bell's Baths Hotel.
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Model on Waverley301 viewsThis model of Henry Bell's Comet was on display beside the funnel on board the paddle steamer Waverley for the Waverley Comet bicentenary cruise on Friday August 10 2012. Its paddle wheels were turning and pistons going up and down. Photo by Kenneth Crawford.
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Inspection124 viewsA party of local dignitaries on a water reservoirs inspection, arrive at Inverbeg Hotel on Loch Lomondside in 1923. Image supplied by Marlyn Ritchie, whose grandfather David Wilson was the owner and driver of the Packard 15 horse power vehicle.
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Patrol boat340 viewsHMS Pursuer, a patrol boat from the Clyde Naval Base at Faslane, led the nautical procession from Rhu Marina to Helensburgh pier for the bicentenary celebrations on Saturday August 4 2012. Photo by Kenneth Speirs.
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Helensburgh Oratorio Choir465 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Oratorio Choir and their conductor prior to their annual concert in the Victoria Hall. Image date unknown.
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Royal Visit to Base449 viewsThe late Queen Mother talks to naval wives and children during a visit to the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane in May 1968.
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Portrait336 viewsHelensburgh man Andrew Bonar Law, a Conservative who became Prime Minister and occupied 10 Downing Street for just 209 days in 1922-23, succeeding the much better known Liberal, David Lloyd George, who had served from 1916-22.

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Muirholm8 viewsThe now closed Muirholm Hotel in Cardross, which was originally a private home. It has been lying empty for several years, and the Co-op has received planning permission to turn it into a 2,000 sq ft foodstore. The plans show that the conservatory at the front will disappear and the principal part of the foodstore will be to the back of the two-storey building in a new extension at the rear. Photo by Stewart Noble.Jan 19, 2017
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20 viewsMembers of the Rose family from Helensburgh pictured on top of an army tank believed to have been stationed near the road at Whistlefield. The photo was taken by Professor Richard Rose in September 1967, and he believes that it was removed about 10 to 15 years later. Any further information would be welcome.Jan 09, 2017
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Macvicars34 viewsPedestrians use the crossing at the foot of Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, in front of Macvicars clothing store in the 1960s.Jan 07, 2017
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Dance group37 viewsA 1951 image of members of gym teacher John Blain's Dance Group, receiving apples sent from British Columbia. Pictured (from left) are Judith Peel, Pat Paterson, Jean Hamilton, Lexine Milne, Hazel Russel, Joyce Henderson (the head between Hazel and Sheena), Sheena Campbell, teacher James Bell and Sonja Aitken. Image supplied by Sheena Campbell's elder brother, Iain G.Campbell, who now lives in Canada.Jan 07, 2017
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Rest and be Thankful36 viewsThe north end of the Rest and be Thankful road, with the old military road below. Image, circa 2010, supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 28, 2016
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Over the hill36 viewsHeading towards Loch Lomond from Coulport. image, date unknown, supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 28, 2016
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Craigendoran Avenue52 viewsA view of houses in Craigendoran Avenue with the railway line on the right. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 27, 2016
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East Bay47 viewsAn unusual view of the East Bay looking towards Helensburgh town centre. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 27, 2016