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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 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.

Coventry Aero-Engines and Components

From Graces Guide

of Coventry.

Licensed by the Société des Moteurs et Automobiles Lorraine to build their Lorraine engines.

1936 Public company incorporated to acquire the rights in the British Empire to manufacture Lorraine aero-engines, and also marine engines. A new factory would be constructed at Coventry[1]. Facing criticism in the Press, the directors decided not to proceed with the allotment of shares and returned investors' money[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 01, 1936
  2. The Times, Dec 03, 1936