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Rhu FC from the past123 viewsThe Rhu Amateurs team and officials from a bygone era. Image date unknown. More information would be welcomed.
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Rhu Footballers of 19251690 viewsA Row FC team picture at Ardenconnel Park.
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Rhu tennis606 viewsThis group of tennis players at Rhu was photographed by well known Helensburgh photographer Bill Benzie. Image date unknown. Any further information would be most welcome.
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20 years of Helensburgh rugby1524 viewsThe top table party at a dinner held at Helensburgh Rugby Club at Ardencaple on November 19 1983 to mark 20 years of the town's rugby team. From left are founder captain Fergus Howat, past secretary Douglas Dow, guest of honour Gordon Brown of West of Scotland, Scotland and the British Lions and known as 'Broon frae Troon', founder secretary Donald Fullarton, Helensburgh Cricket and Rugby Club past president Fraser Nicol, and past captain the Rev Russell Davidson.
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Helensburgh Sailing Club 19721406 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Sailing Club at their annual dance in the Queen's Hotel in February 1972.
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Burgh Basketball805 viewsHelensburgh Basketball Club's 1960-61 seniors and juniors. Back row (from left): ?, Robert Galbraith, Willie McSporran, George Forsyth, Sandy Clow, Ian Martin, Alistair Martin; middle: Gordon Fraser, ?, Jim McNeill, Richard West, Norbert Spath; front (juniors): Graham McKenzie, Hector McClelland, Kenny Wilson, ?, Derek West. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.
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Shandon golf course1148 viewsWilliam Lyon Winton tees off at the old nine-hole Shandon golf course, where leading professional the late Tom Haliburton learned the game. He considered it a very good course to learn on. It was originally attached to Shandon Hydro. Image circa 1930 supplied by Mr Winton's grandson, Alistair Quinlan.
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Shandon golf course1061 viewsA nine hole golf course existed for many years at Shandon, on the hill above the Gareloch, and Ryder Cup golfer Tom Haliburton learned to play and love the sport on this course as a child. Image, published by the Proprietor, Shandon Hotel, date unknown.
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Rosneath launch1373 viewsThe yacht Sea Laughter is launched after being built at Silver's Yard at Rosneath. Managing director John Boyd, also Cove and Kilcreggan's Dean of Guild, is third from left in the front row. Image date unknown.
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Fun on ice100 viewsHelensburgh Skating Pond at the top of Sinclair Street in its heyday as a venue for skating and curling.The surroundings were refurbished with the aid of an EEC grant, but today it is full of weeds. Image date unknown.
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Skating and sailing pond1069 viewsA well known old image of model yacht enthusiasts sailing their yachts on Helensburgh skating and sailing pond at the top of Sinclair Street. Image date unknown.
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Swimmers Party1548 viewsA Helensburgh Swimming Club Party in the Pillar Hall in the 1950s. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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