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St Joseph's Primary 2 and 3, circa 1958622 viewsBack:Christine Cavana, John McCann, Manya Masikevic (?), Peter Cannon, Muriel Cole, Simon Cavana, Kathleen Skea, Evelyn Roach, Tony Graham, Catherine Gallagher, Tommy MacLaughlan, Elizabeth McFarlane, Manus McClafferty; middle: John Harvey, Ian Donnachie, Sally Campbell, Kay Campbell, Anne Savage, Isabel Kiernan, Quentin Hefferman, Mary McClafferty, Charlie Booth, Jessie Grant, Ian Donnachie, Andrew McKenzie, Patricia Evans, Jeanette Sharkey; front: Michael McGinley, Mary Brabender, Hugh O’Brien, Linda McQueen, John ?, Betty McAndrew, Terence Neil, Graham McKenzie, Ian Mundie, Maisie McCallum, John McLelland, Maureen Reilly, James Brabender, Marion McGunigal, Peter Barnes. Image supplied by the daughter of the late Manus McLafferty, who later became a boat painter at McGruer's Yard at Clynder; names supplied by Patricia Willis (nee Evans).
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Training Ship Empress881 viewsThe Empress moored in the Gareloch off Rhu. She was the second of two charitable training ships for boys, and was in the Gareloch from 1889 until the 1920s, with staff giving a tough and sometimes brutal training to the 300 boys on board at any time.
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Demonstration189 viewsThe Rhu RNLI rescue boat gave a demonstration of a rescue as part of the bicentenary celebrations off Helensburgh pier on Saturday August 4 2012. In the background is HMS Pursuer, a patrol boat from the Clyde Naval Base at Faslane, which led the nautical convoy from Rhu Marina to Helensburgh. Photo by Kenneth Speirs.
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Colour TV275 viewsColour TV in 1928. Major A.G.Church is on the right of the picture, with John Logie Baird beside the receiver.
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Harvie Chemist418 viewsThe 4 East Princes Street premises of Geo. Harvie & Son, dispensing and photographic chemists, offering films, plates, papers and all photographic requisites — including a dark-room for the use of customers. Image circa 1910.
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Helensburgh Central429 viewsA 1975 view of Helensburgh Central Station with a Blue Train at the platform. Image copyright David Christie, supplied by Nottingham Heritage Vehicles.
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Paddling pool346 viewsThe Helensburgh seafront paddling pool at the foot of John Street, which was later demolished. Image date unknown.
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Baird's home phone483 viewsJohn Logie Baird created a home telephone exchange in his bedroom at The Lodge in West Argyle Street, Helensburgh, to link up five houses by means of wires slung across the street — one of them the home of his great childhood pal and later backer, entertainer Jack Buchanan. Two old friends, Bruce and Harris, are pictured using the system in the bedroom. JLB's bedroom slippers are on the ledge beneath the stool. Image supplied by the inventor's son Malcolm.

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Hermitage House20 viewsAn image taken not long before the 1963 demolition of Hermitage House in Hermitage Park. Originally the home of the Cramb family, who sold what was then called Cramb Park to the Town Council in 1911 for £3,750, the mansion served as a World War One hospital for the wounded, then became an annexe to Hermitage School. After 1926 it became a council workshop and store. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.Aug 19, 2014
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Oklahoma23 viewsThe cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Oklahoma23 viewsEric McKenzie, Gordon Hanning, James Gow, Craig Rankin, Marjorie Fullerton and Helen Donaldson from the cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Oklahoma17 viewsGordon White, George Gill, Bill Ferguson, Pat Gale and Eileen Caulkwell from the cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Farewell to Rhu Ellen24 viewsYoung people before the Rhu Ellen Hotel at Rhu closed. They include David Urquhart, Claire Mandsley, Gavin Bowman, Seonaid Brown, Craig MacPhee, Fenella Venton, Sean ?, Alison Moncrieff, Gary Todd, ?, Malky Pearson, Stewart Jeffrey, Barbara Gilchrist, ?, Julie Johnston, Louise Roberts, and Sarah Curry. Image, taken by Stewart Cunningham for the Helensburgh Advertiser, supplied by Seonaid Brown through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Arrochar pupils43 viewsA 1914 image of Arrochar School pupils. The image is published here by courtesy of Arrochar, Tarbet and Ardlui Heritage Group and came to light when they were preparing a booklet to commemorate the 'Great War'.Aug 13, 2014
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Arrochar Volunteers25 viewsA 1914 image of Arrochar volunteer soldiers ready to serve in the World War One. Image by courtesy of Arrochar, Tarbet and Ardlui Heritage Group who have produced a booklet to commemorate the 'Great War'.Aug 13, 2014
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Bob Hope at Rosneath60 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'.Jul 23, 2014