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TITLE
H.M.S. Northampton
EXTERNAL ID
QZP27_58_33_9
PLACENAME
unidentified
PERIOD
1900s
CREATOR
Charles & Dennis MacGrory
SOURCE
Argyll and Bute Library & Information Service
ASSET ID
30605
KEYWORDS
ships
boats
navy
H.M.S. Northampton

This is H.M.S. Northampton, a sea-going training ship for boys, photographed by Charles and Dennis MacGrory, whose work depicts events in Campbeltown and the surrounding area in the late 19th and early 20th century. The ship, formerly H.M.S. Sharpshooter, was leased by the Royal Navy to the Marquis of Northampton in 1904. It was moored in the Thames and offered training in technical subjects to poor boys. In 1918 the ship was given to the Sea Scouts. It was broken up in 1922


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H.M.S. Northampton

1900s

ships; boats; navy

Argyll and Bute Library & Information Service

MacGrory Brothers Archive

This is H.M.S. Northampton, a sea-going training ship for boys, photographed by Charles and Dennis MacGrory, whose work depicts events in Campbeltown and the surrounding area in the late 19th and early 20th century. The ship, formerly H.M.S. Sharpshooter, was leased by the Royal Navy to the Marquis of Northampton in 1904. It was moored in the Thames and offered training in technical subjects to poor boys. In 1918 the ship was given to the Sea Scouts. It was broken up in 1922 <br /> <br /> <br /> This image is available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email <a href="mailto: libraryhq@argyll-bute.gov.uk">Argyll and Bute Library & Information Service</a>