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Hughes, Bolckow and Co

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1914. Battleship breakers.
June 1939.

Hughes Bolckow Shipbreaking Co of 2 Exchange Place, Middlesbrough

1906 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Iron and steel merchants. Specialities: iron, steel and machinery merchants, dismantling, battleship breaking; manufacturers of battleship teak wood garden and indoor furniture. [1]

1916 Purchased the business as carried on by the Andrews-Hawksley Patent Tread and Engineering Co.[2]

By 1956 was part of Metal Industries group.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The Engineer 1916/05/19, p 431