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Rosneath memorial169 viewsCommander Bill Jones from the Clyde Naval Base at Faslane and Holly Smith of the Daughters of the American Revolution at the dedication of the memorial to the American and British forces who served or trained at Rosneath during the years 1941-45 on Friday September 10 2010.Dec 09, 2021
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Citizen training803 viewsMembers of the Helensburgh Citizen Training Force drilling in 1915. Image supplied by Malcolm LeMay.Dec 08, 2021
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Top Secret117 viewsThis letter, written by Miss Maud McLellan, of Auchenault, Helensburgh, in 1939 as Company Commander of the 4th Scottish Company of the Auxiliary Training Service, was in the wartime records of Margaret Sloan (known as Margot), of Dalmore, Helensburgh, which Graham Phillips donated to Helensburgh Heritage Trust.Dec 02, 2021
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Beat Retreat300 viewsA large crowd on Helensburgh seafront listen to a pipe band beating the retreat. Image, date unknown, supplied by Malcolm LeMay.Oct 17, 2021
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Bofors crew46 viewsWorld War Two soldiers from Helensburgh pose on a Bofors gun. they are sergeant Ian Somerville, Bombardier James Proudfoot, Lance Bombardier William Colquhoun, Lance Bombardier Dennis Mundie, Lance Bombardier McInnes, Gunner R.Belshaw, Gunner David Hosie, Gunner John Thomson, Gunner James Rea. Image supplied by Malcolm LeMay.Aug 17, 2021
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Clyde at war-1185 viewsLooking from Fort Matila towards, Greenock pier. Two Sunderland flying boats can be seen in the right foregound. 1941 image supplied by Michael Wilson.May 19, 2021
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Clyde at war-3486 viewsLooking over from Army huts at Portkil, Kilcreggan, towards Gourock, with battleships and cruisers in the foreground. 1942 image supplied by Michael Wilson.May 19, 2021
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Clyde at war-2252 viewsShips of a wartime convoy anchored in lines from Portkil to Ardmore. 1942 image donated by Michael Wilson.May 19, 2021
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Wartime greetings400 viewsA World War Two postcard referring to Helensburgh, posted in 1945 to Miss Betty Wilson of Paisley.May 01, 2021
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K2274 viewsThe submarine K22 was originally the K13 which sank in the Gareloch on January 19 1917 during sea trials when an intake failed to close whilst diving and her engine room flooded. She was eventually salvaged and recommissioned as K22 in March 1917. Image date unknown.Dec 13, 2020
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Going to war242 viewsLocal soldiers leaving for World War One. The second and third soldiers in, who have a kit bag between them, both have gassed written next to them. On the back of the original photo was written: 2nd on left back row - killed; soldier in front row 6th from left with dark bear skin over his shoulders - wounded; soldier behind him to the right - prisoner; soldier with a moustache in front of door - prisoner. More details would be welcomed. Copy image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 24, 2020
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AHBRE Glen Fruin136 viewsA wintery image of the Admiralty Hydro Ballistic Research Establishment in Glen Fruin used on the cover of a calendar for 1978 produced by the photographic staff at the establishment. A copy of the calendar was donated to the Heritage Trust by Jock Troup.Sep 09, 2020
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