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British and African Steam Navigation Co

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of Glasgow

1868 Alexander Elder went into partnership with John Dempster as Liverpool agents of the British and African Steam Navigation Co of Glasgow. British and African's vessels were constructed in John Elder's Fairfield Yard[1].

1880 Elder Dempster and Co became managers of British and African

1889/1900 British and African was acquired by Elder Dempster and Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Merseyside Maritime Museum [1]
  • Merseyside Maritime Museum [2]