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HMS Tiger
View of the bow end of the deck of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding and a steam crane at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

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 Repulse
View of the anchors, anchor chains and hawse pipes on the bow of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

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
Aerial view of construction platform for RMS Queen Elizabeth looking towards the river at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

Unloading boiled nitrated cotton, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of three female workers unloading boiled nitrated cotton from vats at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

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

HMS Terrible, view of the keel under construction, 1894
Photograph of the keel of the Royal Navy Powerful-Class armoured cruiser HMS Terrible under construction showing the steel skeleton of the keel at an early stage at John Brown's (J & G Thomson's shipyard), Clydebank.

The Third Class Cinema on board the Cunard Line ocean liner Queen Mary
Photograph of the Third Class Cinema on board the Cunard Line ocean liner Queen Mary.