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HMS Repulse
View of the aft part of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the main mast, forecastle deck and fully armed aft turret.

Pump house, c 1960
Photograph of pump house for Kelty Power Station, Fife.

Swimming pool, QE2, 1969
Photograph of swimming pool on deck of the Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth II.

HMAS Australia (512)
View from behind of the County Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia on the River Clyde just outside the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank.

HMS Hood
View of the spray and bow wave taken from the deck on the starboard side of the Admiral Class battlecruiser, HMS Hood, during her sea trials.

HMS Barham
View from above in the mist of the framing with plates being laid on the ribbing and some bulkheads inserted during the early stages of construction of the Queen Elizabeth Class battleship HMS Barham at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Shepherd, Glen Creran, 1866
Photograph of a shepherd, Robert Clark, in Glen Creran

Glasgow Garden Festival Opening Ceremony 29 April 1988
Photograph of HRH Prince Charles and Malcolm Rifkind, then Secretary of State for Scotland, underneath an awning while touring the Glasgow Garden Festival site during the official opening ceremony with a policeman and crowd looking on.

No.4 'Forming up' trench, 1916
Photograph of Kenneth Basham washing in one of the forming up trenches in the Somme area. Note bridge over the trench to enable troops in rear to cross over when 'going over the top'.