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PS Chancellor367 viewsThe 272-ton paddle steamer Chancellor, built by R.Chambers, Dumbarton, for the Loch Goil and Loch Long Steamboat Company for the Arrochar service. Sold in 1901 to interests at Ferrol, Spain, and renamed Commercio.
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West Clyde Street looking east367 viewsLooking east along West Clyde Street.
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Garelochhead from west367 viewsLooking down to Garelochhead village from the hillside on the west side of the Gareloch. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh boys team 1922367 viewsAn unknown 1922 Helensburgh boys team.Second from left in the front row is Peter Reece. Image supplied by Sue Taylor.
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Jack Buchanan and Martine Carol367 viewsHelensburgh-born film and stage star Jack Buchanan is seen with Martine Carol in the 1955 Preston Sturges comedy film “The French They Are A Funny Race”, based on the bestseller “The Notebooks of Major Thompson” by Pierre Daninos. Jack played Major Thompson in this spoof on the personality traits of the French.
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Buchanan and MacDonald366 viewsHelensburgh-born entertainer Jack Buchanan with co-star Jeanette MacDonald in this 1930 Paramount Pictures movie publicity shot for the Ernst Lubitsch production of 'Monte Carlo'. She is saying: “I'll never let him go away again — never.”
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Portincaple366 viewsA view of the fishing village of Portincaple on Loch Long, circa 1925.
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PS Kenilworth366 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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Larchfield School Cubs365 viewsA 1954 image of the Larchfield School Cubs outside the Colquhoun Street prep school. Standing, from left: Donald Fullarton (now Heritage Trust website editor), Alec Nicol, ?, Michael Cleare, ?, ?, ?, ?, James Muir, Campbell Savage, Jonathan Fleming, Jock Troup, Stewart Noble (now Heritage Trust chairman), ?, Graeme Wedgewood, ?, ?, Willie Walker; middle: Campbell Smith, Chris Bamford, Graham Mellis, Ian Duncan, ?; front: ?, Robin Noble, Norman Brown, ?, ?. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.
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Band at Ardencaple365 viewsThe band of the 1st Volunteer Brigade Highland Light Infantry — the Glasgow Highlanders — pictured in front of the now demolished Ardencaple Castle, Helensburgh. The photograph was taken on August 15 1901.
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Dad and friend365 viewsThe Rev John Baird, father of TV inventor John Logie Baird, with Baird's childhood friend and later financial backer, entertainer and film star Jack Buchanan, who lived across the road in West Argyle Street, in 1900.
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Loch Long365 viewsA view of Loch Long from above the BP Ocean Terminal at Finnart. Image, date unknown, from the collection of Stella Trainor, Ontario, Canada.
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