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Hastings experiment278 viewsJohn Logie Baird working at Hastings, circa 1924.
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Second Rhu Church278 viewsA very old image of the second Row Kirk which stood from 1763-1851 when the present church and tower was built. The first Row Kirk was completed in 1649, a year after the Parish of Row was created from lands belonging to the ancient parishes of Cardross and Rosneath.
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Beavers on Beaver277 viewsMembers of Helensburgh's 3rd Beavers are pictured on a visit to HMS Beaver in 1985. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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Centenary Monument277 viewsLooking west from Colquhoun Square along West Princes Street before the Centenary Monument was moved from the centre of the square to the north west quadrant. Provost Sam Bryden, who owned Macneur & Bryden's newsagent and gift shop in East Princes Street, Helensburgh, was the man responsible for the erection of the monument. Image circa 1908.
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Prince Andrew277 viewsHRH Prince Andrew, at the time a serving naval officer, on a visit to the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane on October 22 1994 to mark the decommissioning of the Polaris submarine HMS Resolution which had been in service for 27 years.
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1st Craigendoran Scout Hall opening276 viewsBoys in the 1st Craigendoran Scouts show their climbing process at the opening of their Scout Hall beside the Clyde CE Centre in 1981. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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Loch Long276 viewsA view of Loch Long from above Kilcreggan. Image circa 1960.
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Loch Sloy Dam276 viewsThe Loch Sloy Dam, near Tarbet. The UK's largest conventional hydroelectric power station, Sloy Power Station, takes water from Loch Sloy through four large pipes down the hillside giving a working height of 277 metres. Loch Sloy is fed by tunnels and aqueducts from a much larger area. The power station was opened in 1950 by the Queen Mother and was designed to provide power to Central Scotland at Scotland at times of peak demand. The station was refurbished in the late 1990s. Image date unknown.
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Novelty postcard276 viewsA 1911 novelty postcard bearing Greetings from Helensburgh, which shows the Training Ship Empress moored in the Gareloch at Rhu, and below it a scene in which the young man on the left is saying "I am having a change, different girl again".
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Prince William-3276 viewsHRH Prince William of Wales visited HM Naval Base Clyde at Faslane on October 19 2007 in his honorary Royal Navy capacity as Commodore-in-Chief Scotland and Submarines. He is pictured on board the Sandown class minehunter HMS Bangor, with Commodore Chris Hockley behind him, and he enjoyed a guided tour and lunch with the ship's company. Prince William is currently a serving Second Lieutenant in the Household Cavalry, also known as the Blues and Royals.


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Sandcastle competition276 viewsCompetitors rush to complete their entries in a sandcastle building competition on Helensburgh's east seafront. Image, date unknown, supplied by Sue Taylor.
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West United Free Church276 viewsThe West United Free Church in Colquhoun Square in 1903. Later it became St Andrew's Church of Scotland, then Old and St Andrew's, and now Helensburgh West Kirk. Image supplied by the minister, the Rev David Clark.
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