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Sunday School picnic318 viewsAdults and children attend a Sunday School picnic at Finnart House on Loch Longside, circa 1932. It was then the home of Dr Harry Miller, a past Moderator of the Church of Scotland, who is in the back row to the right. One of his five daughters is next to him. In the row of ladies in front of the back row, 6th from left is Jean Bolton and 8th from left is Mary Rae. Image from the collection of Stella Trainor, Ontario, Canada.
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Watts Garage318 viewsThe 86 Sinclair Street yard of Watts Motor House and Repair Shop, which also had premises at 53 Sinclair Street near the Princes Street junction. This yard is adjacent to the Malig Mill which stood behind the Victoria Hall, and it was taken over by the final Mill owners, R.S.MacFarlane & Son. Image circa 1905.
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PS Industry318 viewsThis painting shows the early Clyde Shipping Company paddle steamer Industry in 1815. It appeared on a postcard published in 1990 to mark 175 years of the company and Glasgow being European City of Culture. Launched in 1814, she became the seventh steamboat to service the Clyde, mainly carrying luggage and cargo between Greenock and Glasgow, but also serving as one of the Clyde’s first tugs. Her career spanned over half a century and prior to her retirement she was the oldest steamer operating on the Clyde.
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Rhu Village318 viewsRhu Church and the village shops are pictured, circa 1905. The picture was published by Winton, Stationer, Post Office, Rhu.
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Helensburgh Central317 viewsHelensburgh Central Station, photographed on August 23 1973.
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The first Waverley317 viewsThe first paddle steamer Waverley, built by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow, in 1899, was bombed and sunk at Dunkirk on May 30 1940 — the 41st anniversary of her launch date — as HMS Waverley, and 350 officers men lost their lives. The 537 ton North British Steam Packet Company vessel was purchased in 1902 by the North British Railway and in 1923 by the London and North Eastern Railway. Image circa 1925.
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Rosneath from Rhu317 viewsA view from Rhu Point looking towards Rosneath Pier and the Lutyens-designed Ferry House, with a steamer travelling into the Gareloch. The pier was closed in 1942. Image circa 1911.
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Training Ship Empress317 viewsThe Empress moored in the Gareloch off Rhu, with another vessel nearby. She was the second of two charitable training ships for boys, and was in the Gareloch from 1889 until the 1920s, with staff giving a tough and sometimes brutal training to the 300 boys on board at any time. Image circa 1908.
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David Clyde and wife316 viewsDavid Clyde, the oldest of three siblings from a Helensburgh family who all became well known actors, is pictured with his wife, Birmingham-born Dorothy Fay Hammerton, and their dog at their ranch in San Fernando Valley, California. As Gaby Fay and later Fay Holden, she too was a well known stage and film actress.
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Lomond hockey316 viewsA 1985-6 girls hockey team from Helensburgh's Lomond School. Standing: Helen Cox, Sarah Fraser, Claire Fullarton, Claire Newton, Miss Johnstone, Lee Bisset, Claire Bernard, Joanna Burgess, Kirsty Noble; sitting: Gillian Graham, Helen Hardie, Sarah Osborne, Caroline Cooper, Simone Sinclair. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.
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Gareloch and Rhu316 viewsA view of the Gareloch and Rhu taken during the Second World War. Image circa 1944.
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Rhu Bay316 viewsA 1905 picture of Rhu Bay with the tide in on a calm day.
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