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1928 Acquired by Powell Duffryn Steam Coal Co
1947 Another subsidiary was Maris Export and Trading Co which continued its export activities by sourcing coal from outside the UK
1960 Said to be the largest coal distributing company in Britain; owns or manages 90 ships