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W. B. Thompson and Co

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1886. Triple expansion engine.

W. B. Thompson and Co of Tay Foundry, Dundee were shipbuilders.

Founded by William Bruce Thompson

By 1889, of Lilybank Engine Works and Foundry, Dundee

1894 Antwerp Exhibition. Showed a model of a pleasure steamer.[1]

Taken over by the Caledon Shipbuilding and Engineering Co

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Sources of Information

  1. * The Engineer 1894/09/21 p248