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Piers Swim1609 viewsSome of the Helensburgh Swimming Club members who took part in the annual Craigendoran pier to Helensburgh pier swim in August 1963. From left: Ken Mercer, Rod MacPhail, Elizabeth Soutar, Sandy MacRitchie, Colin McCallum. It was the first time Rod entered, and his time of 47 minutes on a calm night was the fastest he ever achieved. Ken Mercer, whose mother Edith taught hundreds of local children to swim, won it for the umpteenth time in 25-28 minutes.
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Post Office team955 viewsMOST of the players in this happy Helensburgh Post Office team are known . . . but when was the picture taken and why? In the back row are J.J.Fraser, F.M.Taylor, D.Cavana, J.Marshall, Charlie Friel, J.A.Munro, Alec Russell, and postmaster J.Sked. In the front row, only Inglis Robb (centre) and John Jardine (on his left) have been identified. Please contact the editor if you can supply more information.
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Prize Swimmers1118 viewsA Helensburgh Swimming Club prizegiving in the Pillar Hall in the 1950s. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Prizewinners190 viewsClub championship prizewinners at Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club c.1970. From left: Jane Abel, Donald Fullarton, ?, David Arthur, Alastair Hope, Alex Hewitt and Marie Dixon.
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Pro for 50 Years945 viewsA party at Helensburgh Golf Club in 1945 to celebrate Tom Turnbull retiring after completing 50 years as the club professional. From left, back: Messrs McCulloch, Aitkenhead, Easton, Keir, Davidson; third row: Messrs McAuley, Clements, Herbeson, Spy; second row: Messrs Michie, McAuslan, Jack, Douglas; front: Messrs Colville, Rafferty, Workman, Downs, Fairbairn with Tom Turnbull in the centre. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Racing yachts922 viewsYachts race off Helensburgh in this old picture from the Lindsay Laidlaw series. Image date unknown.
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Rhu Amateurs1439 viewsThe Rhu Amateurs team and officials Ian McKay, Donny Thomson and Richard Don in August 1966. Captain Finlay Colquhoun is front row centre, with Joe McKell on his right. The back row includes Alistair Glendye, Billy Goodall, keeper Finlay MacDonald, and Jim Shields.
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Rhu Amateurs733 viewsThe Rhu Amateurs football team and officials at Ardenconnel Park, Rhu. Image circa 1925.
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Rhu Amateurs 19721500 viewsThis picture of the Rhu Amateurs 1967 Scottish Amateur Cup-winning team was taken at New Year 1972, when they lined up against a Rhu Select at Ardenconnel Park. Standing: Billy Goodall, Alistair Glendye, unknown, Finlay MacDonald, Jim Shields, Finlay Colquhoun, unknown; front: unknown, Joe McKell, unknown, unknown, unknown.
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Rhu bowlers968 viewsFour members are pictured at Rhu Bowling Club in the 1950s — from left: Mr Murphy, Mr McDonald, Jack Quinlan, who served as president of the club, and Jimmy Brown. More information about Mr Murphy and Mr McDonald, and also if it was a special occasion, would be welcomed. Image supplied by Jack's son, Alistair Quinlan.
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Rhu Footballers of 19251280 viewsA Row FC team picture at Ardenconnel Park.
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Rosneath launch1078 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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