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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.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of trials of RMS Queen Elizabeth during construction at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

Drying nitrocotton, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of two female workers drying nitrated cotton in pan at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

Royal charter (1585)
Charter by James VI.

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

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck looking forward of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank taken from the dockside looking up at the mainmast.

Last meeting of the first Scottish Parliament
Minutes of the last meeting of the old Scottish Parliament prior to the 1707 Union with England.

HMS Barham
View of the bow from the starboard side showing the framing and plating of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

HMS Tiger
View of the bow from the port side of the hull of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding and with two piles of anchor chain on either side at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.