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U-boat attack in transatlantic convoy 1943
Photograph of an attack by British coastal Command aeroplanes on a German U-boat in an Atlantic convoy. The U boat can be seen half submerged with the crew apparent on the conning tower.

Two berth cabin on board the Cunard Line ocean liner Queen Mary
Photograph of a two berth cabin on board the Cunard Line ocean liner Queen Mary

Alloa Central Workshops, 1950s
Photograph of workman operating machine with compressing action in Alloa Central Workshops

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of ship's rudder under construction at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

E35 (submarine)
View looking aft down the engine compartment of the Royal Navy E-class submarine E35 with a reference guide to the various controls and parts

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck looking aft of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank taken from the dockside looking towards the gangways.

HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the bow of the deck showing the laying of the main decking and the guide rails for turrets on the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

Miners at Killoch Colliery, 1960s
Photograph of miners at Killoch Colliery

HMS Barham
View of work proceeding on the wood sheath and armour belt on the forward part of the starboard side of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.