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Loch Lomond376 viewsAn aerial view of Loch Lomond, which is 23 miles long and, at its widest, five miles wide. To the left is the 3,192 feet Ben Lomond. Image circa 1982.
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Pine Wood506 viewsEntrance to Pine Wood, The Highlandman's Road. Postcard dated 1891.
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The Talisker294 viewsThe steamboat Talisker heads off from Helensburgh pier during the bicentenary celebrations on Saturday August 4. A Helensburgh resident, Tom Peebles, built the vessel and its engine when he lived in the town, and at that time he was engineer for the Rhu RNLI lifeboat. Talisker was taken by trailer to his new home in Perthshire to be completed, and returned to Rhu by trailer for the celebrations. Photo by Norman MacLeod.
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Burgh Basketball97 viewsHelensburgh Basketball Club's 1960-61 seniors and juniors. Back row (from left): ?, Robert Galbraith, Willie McSporran, George Forsyth, Sandy Clow, Ian Martin, Alistair Martin; middle: Gordon Fraser, ?, Jim McNeill, Richard West, Norbert Spath; front (juniors): Graham McKenzie, Hector McClelland, Kenny Wilson, ?, Derek West. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.
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St Michael's Church453 viewsSir Robert Rowan Anderson, a pupil of George Gilbert Scott, designed St Michael and All Angels Scottish Episcopal Church, at the corner of William Street and West Princes Street, and maintained an interest in the subsequent decorative additions. Amongst the important contributors to the cost of its erection in 1867 was William Gladstone. Image published by M.C.Robertson, West End Library, Helensburgh, circa 1912.
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Hill House684 viewsThe Drawing Room fireplace in The Hill House, the Upper Colquhoun Street mansion designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for Walter W.Blackie in 1902.
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Spirited Performance423 viewsThe cast of the Garelochhead Players production of 'Blithe Spirit' in April 1982.
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The Paddling Pool846 viewsThe paddling pool on Helensburgh's west seafront. Date unknown.

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Laid up shipping13 viewsMerchant shipping laid up in the Gareloch off Clynder during the 1930s.Sep 07, 2016
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Burgh from pier16 viewsA 1959 image looking down the pier towards the town centre.Sep 07, 2016
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HMS Traveller14 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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Burnbrae21 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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Clarendon20 viewsSt Bride's School teachers and boarders at Clarendon in 1958.Sep 07, 2016
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Lansdowne23 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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Woodend22 viewsSt Bride's School pupils and teachers at Woodend in 1956.Sep 07, 2016
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Names missing37 viewsA Clyde Street School class in June 1949. Top row: Duncan McKillop, Alex Hastings, Donald Scott, ?, Campbell Mackie, Jamie McNicol, Allan McDonald; second: Archie Haining, Bobby Lawrie, Tommy Spence, ?, John Fraser, Jim Spalding; third: Janet Fagan, Sylvia Silver, Lillian Turner, Marlyn Whyte, ?, Sally Martin, Joan Robertson; front: Marie Lowson, Mary Cranston, Noreen Kerr, Sylvia Gilchrist. Image supplied by Marlyn Ritchie (nee Whyte).Sep 06, 2016