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HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the funnels, mainmast and lifeboats.

Staff of J & G Thomson posing before the bow of HMS Ramilies on the slip way on the day of the launch.
Photograph of the white collar staff of J & G Thomson posing on the slip way before the bow of HMS Ramilies on the day of her launch

4-4-0 North British Railway K Class (LNER D34 Class) Locomotive No.291 "Glen Quioch"
4-4-0 North British Railway K Class (LNER D34 Class) Locomotive No.291 "Glen Quioch" at Glasgow Queen Street, with fireman William Campbell on the plate.

HMAS Australia (512)
Port side view of the aft barbettes and their BL 8-inch Mk VIII naval guns on the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank.

HMS Hood
Distant broadside view of the starboard side of the Admiral Class battlecruiser, HMS Hood, ploughing through the sea during her sea trials on the Clyde estuary.

RMS Windsor Castle
View of the bow of the Union Castle Line steam ship RMS Windsor Castle on the slipway shortly before launch at John Brown & Co. Shipyard, Clydebank.

National Covenant, 1638
The National Covenant was a protest against Charles I's religious policies. It includes the Negative Confession of 1581 which denounced popery, along with acts of parliament on the church, included to show the king's reforms were unconstitutional

St Kildan men with Soay sheep
Photograph of two St Kildan men pictured with their St Kilda Soay Sheep

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck beams amidships on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.