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Wilsons and North-Eastern Railway Shipping Co

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of Commercial Road, Hull.

Shipowners and Forwarding Agents

Established in 1906 by Thomas Wilson, Sons and Co and the North-Eastern Railway, and incorporated as a Limited Company in the same year.

1914 Directors: Oswald Sanderson (Chairman), William C. Gray, A. Kaye Butterworth, E. Kenneth Wilson, Sir Hugh Bell, Bart„ and Lord Nunburnholme. Branches: London, Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield, Birmingham, Liverpool, Stoke-on-Trent. Company maintains regular Steam Communication between Hull and Hamburg, Antwerp, Ghent, and Dunkirk. Connection: United Kingdom and the Continent.

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