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Arthur B. Gowan (c1864-1944)
1922 M.I.N.A., M.I. and S.I., V.-Pres. N.E.C. Inst., M.I.E.S.' Shipbuilder; Man. Dir., Palmer's Shipbuilding and Iron Co., Ltd.; Dir. of Palmer's Hebburn Co., Ltd.; Palmer's Housing Co., Ltd. (Chairman); Amble Shipbuilding and Iron Co., Ltd.; Grinkle Park Mining Co.,. Ltd. (Chairman); Ransome Machinery Co. (1920),Ltd.; South Pelaw Colliery, Ltd.; Red Rose Land Estate, Ltd.; Hebburn Transport Co., Ltd. (Chairman); b. 1862. Shipbuilding Career: J. Elder and Co. (Drawing Office); J. Reid and Co. (Chief Draughtsmen); Armstrong, Whitworth and Co. (Yard Man.); Naval Construction and Armaments Co. (Man.); London and Glasgow Engineering and Iron and Steel Co. (Gen. Man.). Clubs: Constitutional Club, London; Union, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Address: 7, Brandling. Park, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
1944 Obituary 
of Palmer's Shipbuilding...