Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 111,511 pages of information and 155,366 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Gourock Ropework Co

From GracesGuide

Jump to: navigation, search

of Port Glasgow

  • 1735 Company established.
  • 1903 Incorporated as a limited company.
  • 1914 Sailcloth, cordage and twine manufacturers. Speciality: waterproof canvas known as "Birkmyre's Cloth". Employees 3,000. [1]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book