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Garelochhead Bay436 viewsLooking west from Garelochhead across the loch to Dalandhui, with a large yacht moored offshore. Image circa 1905.
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Princess Diana436 viewsDiana, Princess of Wales, looks through the periscope of the Faslane submarine HMS Trafalgar, after being hoisted on board in the Firth of Clyde in October 1986. Looking on is Commander Toby Elliot. Photo purchased by Heritage Trust from Navy News.
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Strone Cottage436 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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Arrochar Hotel435 viewsArrochar Hotel, circa 1948. Originally a coaching inn and called The Arrochar Inn, it was also the Torrance Hotel for a time.
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Comet replica 1962435 viewsThe Comet replica, built by apprentices at William Lithgow at Port Glasgow for the 150th anniversary of the first sailing of Henry Bell's Comet, Europe's first commercial steamship, is seen setting off from Port Glasgow before steaming across the Clyde accompanied by a fleet of yachts. To mark the anniversary, the replica sailed from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh, with civic dignitaries on board in costume for 1812. Image taken and supplied by Jim Bamber.
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Up Periscope435 viewsHRH Princess Anne looks through the periscope on board a Polaris submarine at Faslane in the late 1960s.
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Rhu from Mill Bay435 viewsA very old picture of Rhu Bay from Mill Bay, Rosneath, as a steamer passes, published for Winton, Stationer. (Post Office) Rhu, Gareloch. Image date unknown.
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Ring Round The Moon435 viewsThe cast of the Helensburgh Theatre Arts Club production of "Ring Round The Moon", by Jean Anouilh, translated by Christoper Fry, in the Victoria Hall in December 1967. The production by Vera McIntyre was considered outstanding. Sitting (from left) are Marjorie Jennings, Joanne Pfeiffer, Sally Lloyd-Jones, Joanna Muir; standing are Jill Grattidge, Philip Clarke, Bernard Jennings, Chris Young, Michael Crossley, Ronnie Kinloch and Jean Pender.
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Yew Tree Avenue435 viewsYew Tree Avenue in Rosneath, circa 1910.
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SS Kenilworth435 viewsA 390-ton paddle steamer built in 1898 by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse for the North British Steam Packet Company, she operated on the Clyde until 1937, serving initially on the Craigendoran to Rothesay route. She was refurbished and reboilered in 1915 and saw limited World War One service from 1917-19 as a minesweeper on the South Coast. Upon her return she reopened the Arrochar excursion service. Retired in 1937, she was broken up the following year at the yard where she had been constructed.
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Swan Isle435 viewsSwan Isle, which lies in the bay off Aldochlay just south of Luss on Loch Lomondside, is a crannog and one of the earliest examples of human settlement, dating from around 3000BC. These artificial islands were built for security against both human enemies and wild animals. Image date unknown.
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Horses and Carriage434 viewsOutside Bellcairn House, Cove, in 1913.
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