Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 146,912 pages of information and 232,835 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
1975 The government announced plans to nationalize ship building and repairing businesses, including Laird's shiprepairing operations (J. B. Howie Ltd trading as CBS Engineering Co and Western Shiprepairers Ltd)
2003 Appointment of liquidator