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The Gloster 26/28 jet plane 1945
Photograph of Gloster jet aeroplane taking off.

HMS Malaya leaving New York harbour
Photograph of Queen Elizabeth class battleship, HMS Malaya, leaving New York harbour to provide protection to an Atlantic convoy leaving from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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.

HMS Repulse
View of the midships section of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank containing the forward turrets, range finder, conning tower and forward funnel.

Traquair House, Peebles-shire
Image of the Bear Gates at Traquair House.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of construction of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank, stern mast.

Surface buildings and bings at Ardenrigg Colliery, 1961
Photograph of surface buildings beside coal bings at Ardenrigg Colliery at Shotts, Lanarkshire.

HMS Repulse
View of the front half of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank, showing the newly erected conning tower, the foremast and forward barbettes.

HMS Barham
View of the main deck looking forward towards the bow, showing workmen sitting on a barbette, of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.