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Gilbert Austin

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of Cathcart, Glasgow

Chairman and Director, Messrs. Gilbert Austin, Ltd., 21 Old Castle Road, Cathcart, Glasgow, S.4.

Maker of electrical machinery for windlasses, capstans, winches, haulages, dock gates and ship propulsion, all on special patented systems. Developed the constant current system for use as above, bearing the name "Austin System."

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