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Neptune Steam Navigation Co

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of Sun Insurance Buildings, Collingwood Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne

1884 The company was registered on 24 December.

1891 The company was re-registered on 18 December.

1900 From 1 January, the undertaking of the Columbia Steam Navigation Co was acquired. [1]

1906 Furness, Withy and Co took over the management of Neptune Steam Navigation Co.

1910 Furness Withy purchased the fleet

1922 Name changed to Warren Line (Liverpool) Limited

1934 Warren Line, Johnston Line and Neptune Steam Navigation Co were amalgamted to form the Johnston-Warren Line.

1947 Johnston-Warren Line became known as the Furness-Warren Line.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908