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HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the funnels, mainmast and lifeboats.

Gardenstown Harbour, 1913
Photograph of construction of the west breakwater at Gardenstown Harbour, Banffshire. Workmen are filling rocks between the walls of the breakwater.

HMS Barham
View of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, with her funnels in place and work on her superstructure progressing.

Tank in Scunthorpe, 1918
Photograph of tank, training number 141, tackling an obstacle built of sandbags and barbed wire in Scunthorpe.

Bearers packing up outside the political bungalow at Mosul, Northern Iraq, 1926
Photograph of the bearers of Robert Stewart-Peter's party packing up at Mosul at the start of the RAF A Flight Outing to Dohuk in Northern Iraq, 23-26 May 1926.

Pitch Lake, Trinidad, 1905
Photograph of workers hauling wagons of asphalt on the Pitch Lake near La Brea in south west Trinidad. The Pitch Lake is one of three natural asphalt lakes in the world.

HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the stern of the deck showing guide rails for the turrets being fitted on the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

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

Glasgow Garden Festival 1988
Photograph of the then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during her visit to the Glasgow Garden Festival.