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Prince William-3319 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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Gareloch sunset318 viewsA yacht tows a dinghy as it make its way from Shandon towards Rhu Narrows, circa 1930.
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Seafront shelter318 viewsThe William Street shelter on the West Esplanade, Helensburgh, published by M.C.Robertson, West Clyde Street. It was one of several seafront shelters which fell into disrepair and were demolished towards the end of the century. Image circa 1910.
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Sailing ship Helensburgh318 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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Stormy seafront318 viewsThis old picture shows the pier and the esplanade being battered by a storm at high tide. Image date unknown.
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Cardross SWRI Drama317 viewsThe cast of the Cardross SWRI production of 'A Question of Colour', performed at the Geilston Hall, Cardross, as part of the Dunbartonshire SWRI One Act Drama Festival in February 1969. In the cast were Helen Clark, Mona Hutchison, Marion Campbell, Elizabeth Gray, Elsie Carroll, Christina McGeorge and Irene Auchinleck.
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Luss317 viewsA view of Luss from the Heather Island, circa 1908.
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Leaving Tarbet pier317 viewsA steamer — identity unknown — leaves Tarbet pier, looking north on Loch Lomond. Image circa 1920.
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Loch Lomond islands316 viewsA view of the islands from above Luss, circa 1930.
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Luss village316 viewsVillage scene, date unknown.
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Shandon Hydro Conference316 viewsShandon Hydro was the venue in 1952 for the annual conference of the Federation of Master Painters and Decorators in Scotland. At this conference Helensburgh man Gregory Alexander Burgess was elected president. Four years later he became president of the Incorporated Institute of British Decorators. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
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Ardenconnel Road, Rhu315 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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