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John Fullerton and Company of Paisley
1866 John Fullerton took over this Merksworth yard
1872 The first vessel to be launched was Kyles, a small steam coaster on 12th March 1872. Kyles is still in service today as an exhibit at the Scottish Maritime Museum.
1877 The yard built an iron screw steamer Earl of Zetland that remained in service for 73 years. The yard also made an iron Clyde paddler. The yard moved into steel building in the late 1890s which was relatively late.
1889 See 1889 Shipbuilding Statistics for detail of the tonnage produced
1905 John Fullerton died. His son James took over and the yard built small coasters, tugs and trawlers.
WWI The yard mainly made coasters.
1920s After the war, the yard began building passenger and cargo steamers for British and Australian companies
1925 James Fullerton died.
1928 The yard launched its last coaster and it was then closed and demolished.