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Birt, Potter and Hughes

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1908 Subsidiary Anglo-Argentine Line defaulted on charter payments; BPH offered Furness, Withy and Co an option to purchase

1911 Furness acquired the option to acquire Anglo Argentine's contracts

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Sources of Information

  • Information, Mediation, and Institutional Development: The Rise of large-scale enterprise in British shipping, 1870-1919, By Gordon Boyce [1]