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Cunard Line ocean liner RMS Saxonia (1), 1899 view over the lifeboat deck towards the middle mast
Photograph of the lifeboat deck just behind the main funnel, showing the middle mast, rigging and lifeboats in their davits.

Shotcreete operator at Blairhill Colliery, 1965
Photograph of a shotcrete operator spraying concrete on a wall at Blairhall Colliery in Fife.

HMS Terrible, view of the port side from the bow end, 1895
Photograph of the port side of the Royal Navy Powerful-Class armoured cruiser HMS Terrible newly completed at John Brown's (J & G Thomson's shipyard), Clydebank.

E35 (submarine)
View of the helm controls of the Royal Navy E-class submarine E35 with a reference guide to the various controls and parts, including 'Lucky' black cat, to right of photograph

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

HMAS Australia (512)
Starboard view of X turret and its BL 8-inch Mk VIII naval guns and the ship's coat of arms on the superstructure below on the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank.

Cartoon of postmen advertising war savings, 1939-1945
Advertisement of National Savings Committee for gift tokens and Christmas cards with saving stamps

St Pierre, Martinique, c 1902
Photograph of St Pierre, Martinique, before its destruction by the volcano, Mount Pelée.

HMS Barham
View of the funnel casings and beams for the fo'castle deck on the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.