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Daylight TV312 viewsDaylight TV at Long Acre in 1930, with John Logie Baird on the right.
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Gareloch sunset312 viewsA yacht tows a dinghy as it make its way from Shandon towards Rhu Narrows, circa 1930.
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Luss village312 viewsVillage scene, date unknown.
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Leaving Tarbet pier312 viewsA steamer — identity unknown — leaves Tarbet pier, looking north on Loch Lomond. Image circa 1920.
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Dorian Choir Concert311 viewsUndated photograph of a Helensburgh Dorian Choir performance in the Victoria Hall.
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Loch Lomond islands311 viewsA view of the islands from above Luss, circa 1930.
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Loch Lomond road311 viewsA sharp bend on the A82 Loch Lomond road on the west side of the loch. Image circa 1950.
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Cardross Old Parish Church309 viewsThe church, the second on the site, was built in 1826 to designs by Greenock architect George Dempster. It was destroyed by incendiary bombs dropped by German bombers over the night of May 5-6 1941. The tower and walls were made safe in 1954 as a memorial, with the interior raised as a lawn, and the tower was restored in 1999. The graveyard contains monuments from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. This image taken from the rear was supplied by Donald Fullarton.
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Prince William-3309 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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Sailing ship Helensburgh309 viewsThe three masted iron full-rigged ship named Helensburgh, a fine main skysail yarder, was built by Robert Duncan of Port Glasgow in 1883 for Thom & Cameron of Glasgow, but in 1906 they sold her to a Norwegian, M.H.Bruusgaard of Drammen, who renamed her Marita. During World War One she was stopped and sunk on April 23 1917 by a German submarine, U-82, about 110 miles west of St Kilda while on passage from Buenos Aires to Aarhus with a cargo of grain. Image date unknown.
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Ardenconnel Road, Rhu308 viewsA view down Ardenconnel Road showing a yacht and the Training Ship Empress moored in the Gareloch off Rhu. Image circa 1913.
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The Burgess brothers308 viewsThe Burgess brothers, members of a well known Helensburgh family, are pictured in their Scout uniforms in 1914. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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