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Len Kerr: Welcome home 200825 viewsPhoto from Lyle Hill, GreenockLynda Bradford
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Catch me if you can!15 viewsOctober 5th 2008. The last day I saw QE2 as she approaches Greenock for her final call there. (I know it is similar to my previous photo, but it was a great day and Balmoral isn't a bad wee boat either)!Pete Hamill
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QE2 arrives in the Clyde for the final time, 200816 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 arrives in the Clyde for the final time, 2008 (2)7 viewsRob Lightbody
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Final visit to Greenock accompanied by HMS Manchester8 views5th October 2008Pete Hamill
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Rob with QE2 on the Clyde for her 40th20 viewsShot from the lovely Balmoral. 20th September 2007.Rob Lightbody
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Morning arrival at Greenock21 viewsPenultimate call at Greenock, September 2007Pete Hamill
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Motorboats escort QE2 out of the Clyde on September 20th 2007 (front view)25 viewsTaken from MV BalmoralRob Lightbody
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Motorboats escort QE2 out of the Clyde on September 20th 2007 (side view)28 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 at John Browns, Clydebank, approximately June 1968 (1)122 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 at John Browns, Clydebank, approximately June 1968 (2)93 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 at John Browns, Clydebank, approximately June 1968 - Funnel128 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 at John Browns, Clydebank, approximately June 1968 - view over bow to yard154 viewsLook at the guy sitting on the railing! 1 commentsRob Lightbody
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QE2 at John Browns, Clydebank, approximately June 1968 - Lifeboats being installed88 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 at John Browns, Clydebank, approximately June 1968 - port side three-quarters view 99 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 at John Browns, Clydebank, approximately June 1968 - looking up at the bridge85 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 at John Browns, Clydebank, approximately June 1968 - sports deck and bridge wing80 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 at John Browns, Clydebank, approximately June 1968 - starboard side with gangplank111 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 at John Browns, Clydebank, approximately June 1968 - Port side85 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 at John Browns, Clydebank, approximately June 1968 - port side 122 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 in Clydebank fitting out basin, November 1967 approx - Front three quarters80 viewsI love this shot, because until recently, you could stand in that exact spot and imagine her sitting there. The foreground was roughly the same as late as 2019, not sure what its like now though (they're building a supermarket...)Rob Lightbody
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QE2 in Clydebank fitting out basin, November 1967 approx - Starboard Side74 viewsThe launch gear as shown in a previous photoRob Lightbody
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QE2 in Clydebank fitting out basin, November 1967 approx - Bow109 viewsShot of QE2 bow-on in the fitting out basinRob Lightbody
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Chains and ropes to the ready25 viewsLynda Bradford
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The Midships Lobby under construction87 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 196798 viewsRob Lightbody
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75 viewsRob Lightbody
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115 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 1967118 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 1967129 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 196750 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 196788 views1 commentsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 196778 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 196784 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 1967100 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 1967126 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 1967103 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 196750 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 1967108 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank, September 196799 viewsRob Lightbody
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Look aft on QE2 in summer 1967 towards the River Cart89 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank in summer 196790 views1 commentsRob Lightbody
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On the boat deck - QE2 under construction in Clydebank in summer 196791 viewsRob Lightbody
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Inside the theatre - QE2 under construction in Clydebank in summer 196791 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 under construction in Clydebank in summer 1967104 viewsRob Lightbody
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View across QE2's bow and Clydebank QE2 under construction in Clydebank in summer 1967147 viewsRob Lightbody
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Almost ready to go !64 viewsHer very first port.....John Browns Yard !frazscot
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QE2 being Constructed, 1967, Starboard side194 views© The QE2 StoryRob Lightbody
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QE2 being Constructed, 1967, Starboard side141 views© The QE2 StoryRob Lightbody
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QE2 being Constructed, 1967, Starboard side with scaffolding stairs122 views© The QE2 StoryRob Lightbody
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QE2 being Constructed, 1967, Starboard side100 views© The QE2 StoryRob Lightbody
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QE2's Bow being Constructed, 1967144 views© The QE2 StoryRob Lightbody
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At GREENock51 views1 commentsCunarder Man
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QE2 docks on the Clyde for the final time, October 200823 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 on the Clyde, 40 years to the day since launch, with Warior III25 viewsRob Lightbody
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93 viewsThis photo is now on display on the QE2 in Dubai and it doesn't seem so long again that I took it !!1 commentsfrazscot
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QE2 on the Clyde, 40 years to the day since launch (Balmoral listing)44 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 on the Clyde, 40 years to the day since launch (far)34 viewsRob Lightbody
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Joint Winner Looking up at a future Queen56 viewspre launch 1967Lynda Bradford
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Under escort67 viewsQE2 coming up the Clyde towards Greenock for the last time escorted by HMS Manchester and Balmoral.Pete Hamill
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Passing Cloch lighthouse75 viewsQE2 passing Cloch lighthouse on her way to Greenock for the last time on 5th October 2008. Fire tug and Balmoral in the background.Pete Hamill
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QE2 docks in Greenock for the last ever time, 6th of October 2008161 viewsThis picture evokes such memories for me, as seeing that red funnel under those cranes was always so exciting to me as I travelled downriver to see her (starting in 1990).

On this occasion, I was with special family and friends, and had a really lovely day.
1 commentsRob Lightbody
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QE2 Arriving in the Clyde for the final time, October 6th 200877 viewsTaken from on board MV Balmoral, this was our first glimpse of QE2 as she came towards us. There then followed one of the most wonderful times of my life, alongside QE2 and HMS Manchester as we headed into Greenock as part of the Flotilla.

Never, ever to be forgotten.
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The Committee100 viewsPete Hamill
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John Brown's Titan87 viewsPete Hamill
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From the ground up72 viewsPete Hamill
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View from the top84 viewsNote the slanted pavement between the two points on the quayside - the location of the slipway where QE2 was built and launched into the mouth of the river Cart.Pete Hamill
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The Team75 viewsPete Hamill
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The sun has gone down on the conference51 viewsPete Hamill
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The wonderful cake67 viewsPete Hamill
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Paying off pennant and stern flag49 viewsPete Hamill
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The stage42 viewsPete Hamill
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Both sides of the story77 views1 commentsPete Hamill
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Twins!62 viewsPete Hamill
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Cutting the cake53 viewsPete Hamill
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The conference opens50 viewsPete Hamill
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The QE2 Story's 50th Anniversary charter of the Clyde Clipper to Clydebank59 viewsPhoto © Robert WhitelawRob Lightbody
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The QE2 Story's 50th Anniversary charter of the Clyde Clipper to Clydebank42 viewsPhoto © Robert Whitelaw.Rob Lightbody
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Farewell to The Legend120 viewsGreenock, October 2008Pete Hamill
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Racing HMS Manchester to Greenock118 viewsFinal visit 2008Pete Hamill
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Greenock Farewell55 viewsGreenock, October 5th, 2008Pete Hamill
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Home from Home106 viewsFarewell visit October 2008Pete Hamill
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A Legend comes home65 viewsFarewell visit to the Clyde October 2008Pete Hamill
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Stuart Neville: QE2 leaving Clydebank_3179 viewsOn a foggy morning in November 1968 QE2 sailed from Clydebank to the fitting out basin in GreenockLynda Bradford
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Stuart Neville: QE2 leaving Clydebank_483 viewsOn a foggy morning in November 1968 QE2 sailed from Clydebank to the fitting out basin in GreenockLynda Bradford
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Stuart Neville launch photo_1135 viewsLynda Bradford
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Stuart Neville launch photo_293 viewsLynda Bradford
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Stuart Neville launch photo_398 viewsLynda Bradford
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Stuart Neville launch photo_4104 viewsLynda Bradford
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Stuart Neville launch photo_577 viewsLynda Bradford
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Stuart Neville launch photo_686 viewsLynda Bradford
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Stuart Neville launch photo_781 viewsLynda Bradford
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Stuart Neville launch photo_872 viewsLynda Bradford
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Stuart Neville launch photo_9107 viewsLynda Bradford
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Everyone out on the staggered decks60 viewsQE2's homecoming on the Clyde, 5 October 2008.Isabelle Prondzynski
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Close encounter140 viewsAdmirers at Old Kilpatrick as she passed down on her way to Greenock on November 19th 1968.
John Brown/ UCS photo in collection.
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John Lester:Bow sections ,propellor ,ship side view - no lifeboats in Davits.162 viewsLynda Bradford
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John Lester: Lifeboat in Davits.74 viewsLynda Bradford
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John Lester: Anchors 100 viewsMy hard hat included to give indication of size of anchorsLynda Bradford
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John Lester Motor Life Boat80 viewsPhoto taken at John Brown's shipyard ClydebankLynda Bradford
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John Lester photo: Bow image at John Brown's 142 viewsBow section, taken because it is only one I have seen to include JOHN BROWN name!Lynda Bradford
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With the Red Arrows69 viewsFrom Lyle Park, Greenock September 2007Pete Hamill
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QE2's final homecoming21 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2's final homecoming (2)23 viewsRob Lightbody
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In Greenock for the last time (2008)22 viewsOn the Clyde, the birthplace of QE2.Isabelle Prondzynski
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Room for a small one?43 viewsHome for the last time, October 2008Pete Hamill
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Where else?54 viewsPassing the Cloch lighthouse for the last time, October 20081 commentsPete Hamill
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QE2 sails from the Clyde, 40 years to the day since her launch there (1).25 viewsSeen from the MV Balmoral.Rob Lightbody
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QE2 sails from the Clyde, 40 years to the day since her launch there (2).24 viewsRob Lightbody
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QE2 sails from the Clyde, 40 years to the day since her launch there (3).28 viewsRob Lightbody
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Drum with QE2 Clyde Flotilla 200849 views1 commentsdrum67
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Joint Winner The race is on!92 viewsBalmoral following QE2 upriver on her last visit to the ClydePete Hamill
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Last visit to the Clyde with Naval escort71 viewsPete Hamill
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Ready for Her Majesty186 viewsFrom a tv documentary this fine view of No.736 as launch day approaches.Fairfield
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QE2 and company31 viewsQE2 arriving on the Clyde for the last time, 5 October 2008Isabelle Prondzynski
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QE2 attracts (slightly off) shoreside crowd (of much smaller boats)78 viewsQE2's last visit to the Clyde at Greenock on Sunday 5th October 2008 attracted crowds both on the quayside and also on the Clyde itself.Grill Britannia
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Winner Departing Greenock, 5 October 2008110 viewsFinal Departure from the River Clyde2 commentsEd1000
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Fitting out at Clydebank251 viewsTaken in June 1968 by the late Jim Orr now in my collection.Fairfield
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QE2 launch September 1967367 viewsLaunch at John Brown's Clydebank 20 September 1967Lynda Bradford
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My Dad & The Boat433 viewsMy dad taking time out for a smoke as he looks over the basin towards the ship on the slipway.1 commentsAlan Hughes
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