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David Jenkins and Co

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David Jenkins & Co Ltd

1896 Company established in 1896 to regularise the operation of the long established Jenkins Shire Line.

This was in some turmoil because additional shipowners had been attracted into the trade during the

1905 When the Russo-Japanese War ended, the resultant over-capacity in shipping led to some consolidations including the link up in 1906 of Jenkins with Thomas and John Brocklebank as the Shire Line.

1907 The Jenkins business was bought by Royal Mail Steam Packet Co

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Shipsnostalgia