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HMS Hood
Photograph of the fore end of the Royal Navy Admiral-Class battlecruiser HMS Hood in the fitting out basin at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing the anchor chain capstan and roller system on the foredeck.

HMS Repulse
View of the aft of the forecastle deck, aft barbette and stern of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank with the condenser room still opened out.

Sunday school picnic, Edinburgh, 1920
Photograph of Sunday school picnic at Niddrie Park, Edinburgh. The children and teachers are from Lady Glenorchy's United Free Church of Scotland Greenside Mission.

HMS Barham
Broadside view of the starboard side of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during her sea trials on the Clyde Firth.

Glasgow Garden Festival 1988
Photograph of the then Prime Minister Rt Hon. Margaret Thatcher and her husband Denis Thatcher looking at a Clydesdale horse during their visit to the Glasgow Garden Festival.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the launch of the Royal Australian Navy Indefatigable Class battlecruiser on the slipway at John Brown & Co shipyard, Clydebank as she slides stern first into the Clyde river.

Fitting locks to pillar boxes, c 1952
Photograph of workman fitting locks to pillar boxes bearing the royal cipher of Queen Elizabeth II at the Carron Works near Falkirk.

British officer standing beside an old wooden dhow on the Tigris River, Iraq
Photograph of a British officer in tropical uniform standing beside a patched wooden dhow or sailing boat manned by other British troops including an Indian army sepoy on the Tigris River, Mesopotamia.

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