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 163,160 pages of information and 245,627 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.

Cleveland Shipbuilding Co

From Graces Guide

1923 January Formed by Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co to acquire the shipbuilding yard of Sir Raylton Dixon and Co and the adjoining yard of William Harkess and Sons; Parsons had a controlling interest in the company[1].

1924 The company had obtained no new orders[2]

1931 Purchased by National Shipbuilders Security Ltd for closure and dismantling, together with 7 other yards[3].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 3 October 1923
  2. The Times, 4 November 1924
  3. The Times, 1 August 1931