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Cossor Radar

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June 1953. Mariner's Astrolab.

1946 A. C. Cossor formed a new subsidiary Cossor Radar Ltd.[1]

1945 Secondary radar for air traffic control became a key area of development for Cossor.

1947 The chairman claimed the company was the only one anywhere in the world to concentrate on developing civilian radar[2]

1948 Radar Control at Douglas Harbour, I.O.M.

1949 Supplied marine radar to a number of shipping companies[3]

1949 Due to over expansion of the company had to close the Wren Mill, Chadderton factory[4]

1957 Renamed as Cossor Radar and Electronics Ltd[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times July 3, 1946
  2. The Times July 26, 1947
  3. The Times July 13, 1949
  4. The Times Sept. 23, 1949
  5. The Times Oct. 7, 1957