David Rowan and Co
From Graces Guide
Marine engineers and boilermakers of 231, Elliott Street, Glasgow.
David Rowan and Co, made engines for shipbuilders who did not have their own engine works.
Established 1865/6. David Rowan went into business making marine engines
1877 Company founded by David Rowan.
1889 See 1889 Shipbuilding Statistics for detail of the marine engines produced.
1917 Incorporated as a Private Limited Co.
1917 Private company - taken over by Lithgows.
1919 See image of employees.
1922 Manufactured marine engines and boilers for cargo and passenger steamships.
1925 See Aberconway for information on shipbuilding h.p produced in 1904 and 1925.
1961 Marine engineers. 
Sources of Information
- 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
- The Times, Dec 05, 1961