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Putney Motor Co

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of Richmond Road, Putney, London

The Putney Motor Co Ltd was established by A. E. S. Craig, G. L. Dorwald.[1]

1904 Completed a V-12 petrol marine racing engine, the first V-12 ever made. Known as the 'Craig-Dorwald' engine[2]Details. [3]

1904 August. Details of the 150-hp twelve-cylinder motor.[4]

1902-06 Manager was Ellis Abraham Davidson Kisch

Became the Ailsa Craig Motor Co

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Motor Sport Magazine, October 1961
  2. [2] 'Origins of the V-12 Engine' by Karl Ludvigsen, Newcomen Society Conference, Manchester, 14-17 April 2011
  3. Automotor Journal 1904/12/03
  4. The Autocar 1904/08/27