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Cheshire_Squadron_at_Arrochar.jpg
740 viewsA previously unpublished picture from a fighter pilot's scrapbook of members of the RAF's 610 Squadron on summer visit to Arrochar from their base in Cheshire in 1938. In the background is a steamer at the now demolished Arrochar Pier, and the summit of the Cobbler mountain. The following year war broke out and two years later these men were fighting in the Battle of Britain and Helensburgh had its own RAF station. Image supplied by Robin Bird.
1940s-TA-reunion-w.jpg
389 viewsA late 1940s reunion of 162 Battery (Helensburgh), 54 Regiment Light Anti-Aircraft, Royal Artillery, Territorial Army, possibly at the Queen's Hotel. First left is Billy Gilmour, third left Jonny Tait, fourth left Ivor McIvor. Image supplied by Ivor's son, Colin McIvor of Largs.
Rose-family-at-Whistlefield-w.jpg
315 viewsMembers of the Rose family from Helensburgh pictured on top of an army tank believed to have been stationed near the road at Whistlefield. The photo was taken by Professor Richard Rose in September 1967, and he believes that it was removed about 10 to 15 years later. Any further information would be welcome.
1_9th_Argylls_Officers.jpg
1/9th Argylls Officers755 viewsA group photo of the officers of 1/9 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, taken just before the Battalion was broken up in July 1917. This image is from a booklet entitled 'With the 9th Argylls in France and Flanders', printed and published by Macneur & Bryden Ltd. in Helensburgh and donated to Helensburgh Heritage Trust in 2010.
9th_Argylls_NCOs_April_1915.jpg
9th Argylls NCOs713 viewsA group photo of the Hon Quartermaster and Non-Commissioned Officers of Headquarters Staff of the 9th Dumbartonshire Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, taken amid the ruins of Ypres in April 1915. This image is from a booklet entitled 'With the 9th Argylls in France and Flanders', printed and published by Macneur & Bryden Ltd. in Helensburgh and donated to Helensburgh Heritage Trust in 2010.
German-Heinkel5.jpg
A Heinkel at Rhu circa 1940942 viewsThis photo by World War Two photographer Bob Bird shows a German Heinkel aircraft at the Marine Aircraft Experimental Research Establishment at Rhu. It was one of two Heinkel He 115 floatplanes modified by MAEE and Scottish Aviation to fly agents into Europe. Reproduced by kind permission of Robin Bird, who wrote ‘Top Secret War Bird of World War Two’ about his father.
K_Class_submarine.jpg
A K Class Submarine834 viewsOne of these submarines sank in the Gareloch on January 29 1917
1930s-TA-Antwerp-camp-w.jpg
Antwerp Camp387 viewsMembers of 162 Battery (Helensburgh), 54 Regiment Light Anti-aircraft, Royal Artillery, Territorial Army, in camp at Antwerp. Fourth from left at rear is Billy Gilmour, fourth from right at front Ivor McIvor. Image, date unknown, supplied by Ivor's son, Colin McIvor of Largs.
Argylls-at-Ardencaple1.jpg
Argylls at Ardencaple780 viewsThe Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders — possibly Dunbartonshire Rifles (8th/9th Battalion Argylls) — parade in the field below Ardencaple Castle, Helensburgh. Image date and other details unknown. Please email the website editor, using the Contact Us facility on the main website, if you can provide any more information.
Ark_Royal.jpg
Ark Royal's Farewell693 viewsThe 25 year-old aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal, the Royal Navy flagship, leaves Loch Long for the final time on Wednesday November 17 2010 after spending four days moored at the Glenmallon jetty for her ammunition to be removed, following the Government decision to decommission the 22,000 ton vessel. Photo: Crown Copyright; image made available by courtesy of the Clyde Naval Base, Faslane.
Ark_Royal-2.jpg
Ark Royal's Farewell684 viewsThe 25 year-old aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal, the Royal Navy flagship, is pictured during four days moored at the Glenmallon jetty in Loch Long for her ammunition to be removed, following the Government decision to decommission the 22,000 ton vessel. Image supplied by Fiona Holland.
Arrochar-Volunteers-1914-w.jpg
Arrochar Volunteers520 viewsA 1914 image of Arrochar volunteer soldiers ready to serve in the World War One. Image by courtesy of Arrochar, Tarbet and Ardlui Heritage Group who have produced a booklet to commemorate the 'Great War'.
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