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RMS Aquitania
Photograph of one of the funnels being lifted on to the superstructure of RMS Aquitania during its construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Fareham National School on Empire Day, 1913
Photograph of Sir Graham Bower addressing schoolchildren and their parents and teachers at Fareham National School on Empire Day.

HMAS Australia (512)
View of the bridges from the port side on the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank

Royal visit to Cowdenbeath, 1948
Photograph of royal party examining a model of Rothes Colliery in Fife. Queen Elizabeth is on the left with Princess Margaret standing in foreground. Dr William Reid, National Coal Board Scottish Area Chairman, is obscured in the centre.

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

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

First recorded reference to whisky
An excerpt from the Exchequer Roll which notes that John Corr, a monk at Lindores Abbey, was allowed eight bolls of grain to make aqua vitae for the King.

HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the bow of the deck of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction, while workmen work on the base of one of the forward gun turrets.

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.