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General Engine and Boiler Co of Union Court, London and later of Hatcham Ironworks, Pomeroy Street, New Cross, London SE.
1873 Company established.
1876 Exhibitor at the Smithfield Club Show with some of their 'Express' horizontal engines. 
1889 Torpedo Impulse Tubes for the Whitehead torpedo. 
1904 Incorporated as a Limited company.
1914 Specialities: Air Compressing Machinery including specially high pressure plant for Torpedo Service, Refrigerating Machinery, Capstans, Small Machine Tools, High-speed and other Steam Engines, Motor Car Engines, Gears and Parts. 
1922 High-pressure air compressors, reservoirs and fittings, motor car and lorry gears and parts, machine work and special machinery.