Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,167 pages of information and 245,637 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Atlantic Steam Navigation Co

From Graces Guide

Pioneer of roll-on/roll-off ferry services

1935 Frank Bustard wanted to establish a trans-Atlantic liner service with a fixed price tourist ticket (excluding meals); this led to the establishment of the company (and hence its name)[1]

1949 Company incorporated

1965

1976 Transport Ferry Services moved its HQ from London to Felixstowe

1992 Renamed P & O European Ferries (Felixstowe) Ltd

1998 Renamed P & O European Ferries (Irish Sea) Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times May 22, 1975
  • Companies house filings