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Princess Alexandra789 viewsHRH Princess Alexandra is pictured on a visit to the Lagarie Childrens Home at Rhu in the early 1970s.
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Prince Charles at Arrochar618 viewsHRH Prince Charles and HRH the Duchess of Cornwall visited the recently built Three Villages Community Hall at Arrochar on Thursday June 3 2010. The royal couple are seen with Argyll and Bute Provost Billy Petrie and his wife Jean from Helensburgh following the unveiling of a plaque. Photo by Howard Page of Arrochar, Ardlui and Tarbet Heritage Group.
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Princess Diana616 viewsDiana, Princess of Wales, looks through the periscope of the Faslane submarine HMS Trafalgar, after being hoisted on board in the Firth of Clyde in October 1986. Looking on is Commander Toby Elliot. Photo purchased by Heritage Trust from Navy News.
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Royal Guest615 viewsHRH Princess Anne watches children at work in the Drumfork Club at Churchill in the late 1960s.
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Up Periscope603 viewsHRH Princess Anne looks through the periscope on board a Polaris submarine at Faslane in the late 1960s.
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The late Queen Mother585 viewsThe late Queen Mother is pictured at the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane in May 1968.
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Luss rescue boat582 viewsHRH Princess Anne is invited to name the new Loch Lomond rescue boat by chairman Archie McKenzie, Vice Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire, in November 2006 at the Luss boathouse. Photo by Donald Fullarton.
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Duchess at Commissioning579 viewsCamilla, Duchess of Cornwall, is seen with the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope, at the Commissioning ceremony at the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane on August 27 2010 as the UK's most powerful attack submarine, HMS Astute, was welcomed into the Royal Navy. The Duchess is the sub's Patron, and during the ceremony Astute officially became 'Her Majesty's Ship'. Photo copyright Royal Navy.
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Royal Visit to Base579 viewsThe late Queen Mother talks to naval wives and children during a visit to the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane in May 1968.
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Royal Train567 viewsNot a lot is known about this picture, but it is thought to be of local people greeting the Royal Train on the West Highland Line in 1906. The exact venue is not known, but it could be between Craigendoran and Helensburgh Upper, or near Garelochhead. Any further information would be welcome, and should be sent to the editor using the 'Contact Us' page on the main Heritage Trust website.
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Prince William-4552 viewsHRH Prince William of Wales visited HM Naval Base Clyde at Faslane on October 19 2007 in his honorary Royal Navy capacity as Commodore-in-Chief Scotland and Submarines. He is pictured arriving at the base in one of the Royal Marines new high-speed offshore raiding craft, which he boarded at the Clyde Offsite Centre in Rhu and which he took control of for a time. Prince William is currently a serving Second Lieutenant in the Household Cavalry, also known as the Blues and Royals.


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Prince William-3545 viewsHRH Prince William of Wales visited HM Naval Base Clyde at Faslane on October 19 2007 in his honorary Royal Navy capacity as Commodore-in-Chief Scotland and Submarines. He is pictured on board the Sandown class minehunter HMS Bangor, with Commodore Chris Hockley behind him, and he enjoyed a guided tour and lunch with the ship's company. Prince William is currently a serving Second Lieutenant in the Household Cavalry, also known as the Blues and Royals.


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