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Deborah Kerr and family300 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr is seen with her first husband, Squadron Leader Tony Bartley, and their children Melanie, then aged five, and Francesca, aged two, on board the liner Queen Mary on June 9 1954, about to sail from New York to England for her first visit home since her triumphs in 'From Here To Eternity' and 'Tea and Sympathy'. Photo by United Press.
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The East Bay300 viewsLooking towards Craigendoran
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Gareloch from above Rhu300 viewsA view over Rhu Spit — before it was dredged and widened — to Rosneath from above Rhu. Image circa 1920.
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Old Luss Road300 viewsA 1909 Helensburgh image captioned: "The silent snow possess'd the Old Luss Road".
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PS Industry300 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 village centre300 viewsAn old view of Rhu showing the Post Office and Inn, published by Winton, Stationer, Rhu Post Office. Image date unknown.
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Rosneath from Rhu300 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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Cobbler summit299 viewsA 1935 image of the summit of the Cobbler mountain near the head of Loch Long at Arrochar, also known as Ben Arthur. It is called the Cobbler because of its resemblance, from a distance, to a cobbler at work.
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Colquhoun Square299 views
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Kilcreggan from the air299 viewsAn aerial view of Kilcreggan and its pier. Image circa 1961.
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Rhu Bay299 viewsA yacht and two other vessels lie at anchor in Rhu Bay during the Second World War. Image, published by Winton, Post Office, Rhu, circa 1944.
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Buchanan and Astaire298 viewsIn 1953, the top UK and US song-and-dance men met in The Band Wagon. Helensburgh man Jack Buchanan and Fred Astaire's duet, "I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan", and their clever version, with Nanette Fabray, of "Triplets" fame, made this one of MGM's most acclaimed musical films, and the pinnacle of Buchanan's career.
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