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HMS 'Lord Warden' in Firth of Forth, 1885
Photograph of 'HMS' Lord Warden by Inchgarvie Island in the Firth of Forth taken during the Forth (Rail) Bridge construction. HMS Lord Warden was the last Broadside ship to be built for the Royal Navy. Her armour and engines made her and her sister ship, the Lord Clyde, the heaviest wooden ships ever built.

LMS 4P Compound 4-4-0 Class passenger Locomotive No. 40904
LMS 4P Compound 4-4-0 Class passenger Locomotive No. 40904 at Carstairs.

HMS Repulse
Close-up view of the 15-inch guns of "A" and "B" turrets of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

6 Squadron "A" Team, Mosul polo week, June 7-12 1926
Photograph of 6 Squadron A Team, Mosul polo week, June 7-12 1926 (Stewart-Peter on "John"; Stevenson on "Snowball"; Toby Long on "Chikko II" and Selby-Lowndes on "Chikko I"

HMS Barham
View looking down on to the bulkheads inserted into the stern end of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham surrounded by scaffolding during the early stages of construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

HMS Jupiter, view of the port-side from the bridge to the first funnel, 1895
Photograph of the port-side of the hull under construction of the Royal Navy Majestic-Class pre-Dreadnought battleship HMS Jupiter at John Brown's (J & G Thomson's shipyard), Clydebank. View looking amidships between the bridge and first funnel.

HMS Tiger
View of the main deck with a winding drum looking forward on the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

G&SWR Manson 4-6-0 381 Class Express Passenger Locomotive No.384
Glasgow & South Western Railway Manson 4-6-0 381 Class Express Passenger Locomotive with driver, Maxwell McIntosh.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of the stern of RMS Queen Elizabeth from the port side during construction at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.