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Athel Line

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1939 Formed by United Molasses Co as a private subsidiary to take over the company's tankers and barges[1]

1949 Athel Line bought a controlling interest in Anchor Line and purchased the remaining shares in 1950.

1950s: Acquired the Yarwood ship yard on the Weaver

1965 Tate and Lyle took over United Molasses Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 22, 1939