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Plenty and Son

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1871. Engines and boilers from the tug Banner.
January 1888.
1889. Triple expansion engines.
1889. Admirality Pinanace engines.
1895. 1500 hp condensing engines.
1895. Compound engines for London Power Station, Deptford.
1933. Twin-Screw Tug Sir Guthrie Russell.

Plenty and Sons of Eagle Iron Works, Newbury, Berks.

Also see Plenty and Co

1800 Company founded

Advert: simple, high pressure and compound engines.

Produced a range of two-stroke engines form 30 to 300 bhp with 1, 2, 3 and four cylinders [1]

1910 Produced a 15/20 cwt van.[2]

1933 - Image - Supplied the main machinery for the Twin Screw Tug Sir Guthrie Russell.[3]

c.1970 Acquired by Booker McConnell[4]

1977 Part of the fluid engineering division of Booker Group; supplied pumps and related equipment to the oil industry[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5
  2. Complete Encyclopedia of Commercial Vehicles. Edited by G. N. Georgano
  3. The Engineer 1933/07/21
  4. The Times Oct 02, 1970
  5. The Times, Mar 28, 1977