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RMS Queen Elizabeth
Aerial portside view of construction of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

HMS Repulse
View of the fitting out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank with the Reknown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse, R-Class destroyers HMS Rowena (450), HMS Romola (449), E-Class submarine E35 (436) and the Erebus-Class monitor HMS Erebus in dock.

Unloading cordite, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of two female workers unloading cordite or nitrated cotton from vats at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

Forth Railway Bridge construction
Damaged photograph of the main support pier of the Queensferry cantilever showing the bridge building materials stockpiled including the curved plates used on the 12ft tubes.

HMS Repulse
View of he forward section of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the bow, forward turrets, 15-inch guns, the range finder and the conning tower.

CR 72 Class (LMS 3P Class) 4-4-0 Locomotive No.14472 (CR No.933)
Caledonian Railway 72 Class (LMS 3P Class) 4-4-0 Locomotive No. 14472 (CR No. 933) with James Brownlee (driver) and William Doig (fireman) on the 3.41pm from Biggar.

HMS Tiger
View of the stern from the starboard side of the hull of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding showing the rudders in place and the propeller mountings at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

Articles of the Act of Union 1707
Page six of the Articles of the Treaty of Union between the Parliaments of England and Scotland.

E50 (submarine)
View of depth gauges and hydroplane wheels on the port side of the bridge on the Royal Navy E-class submarine E50.