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Distington Hematite Iron Co

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1909: Following the explosion of four boilers out of a range of eleven

of Distington Works, Cumberland

1881 The company was registered on 8 December. [1]

1909 Explosion of four boilers out of a range of eleven. See photo.[2]

1927 Owned by United Steel Companies

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 'The Distington Multiple Boiler Explosion and other Multiple Boiler Explosions' by Edward George Hiller, National Boiler and General Insurance Co Ltd