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Planning for battle, 1942
Photograph of RAF squadron leader planning for combat for the City of Glasgow Auxiliary Squadron

HMS Repulse
View of the forward half of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the bow, fully armed forward turrets and conning tower

Hand decorated illumination on fifteenth century printed book
Fasciculus temporum omnes antiquorum cronicas complectens by Werner Rolewinck, printed at Strasbourg c 1487.

The Battle of Culloden
A Jacobite account of the Battle of Culloden (in handwriting of Francis Farquharson of Monaltrie).

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

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Photograph documenting the construction of the RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown ship yard, Clydebank.

HMS Hood
Photograph of the starboard forward poppets on the Royal Navy Admiral-Class battlecruiser HMS Hood just prior to launching at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank.

HMAS Australia (402)
Starboard side view from the stern of the Indefatigable Class battlecruiser, HMAS Australia, on trial on the Clyde Firth just after commissioning.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the bow from the starboard side of the Royal Australian Navy Indefatigable Class battlecruiser on the slipway at John Brown & Co shipyard, Clydebank