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HMS Repulse
View of the main deck looking aft showing the angle ring to take plating for A barbette on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

HMS Barham
Close up view of the launch from the starboard side of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Workers at checking in point, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of female workers at the checking in point at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

Royal Navy Majestic Class Pre-Dreadnought Battleship HMS Jupiter
Photograph of the Royal Navy Majestic Class Pre-Dreadnought Battleship HMS Jupiter at sea.

HMS Barham
View looking forward towards the bow, showing the forward barbettes, of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

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

Picking tables building at Glencraig Colliery, 1950s
Photograph of coal wagons at entrance to picking tables building at Glencraig Colliery, Lochgelly.

HMS Repulse
View of the aft of the forecastle deck, showing the engine room vents of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

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.