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Fossey (Spain)

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of Lasarte de Guipúzcoa.

1848 Fossey y Cia foundries established 10 December 1848, closed in 1888.[1]

In 1852, Fermín Lasala, director of the improvement works company of the dock of the port of the city of San Sebastián, commissioned British engineer Eduardo Fossey to construct a dredger. It had a 4 HP steam engine.[2]

1853 Fossey established a foundry and engineering works at Lasarte, near San Sebastián.

1858 Joined by partners, establishing Fossey y Cia.

1868 The business became Fossey, Goicoechea y cía, with Fossey as Director.

Produced iron and brass castings, water turbines, papermaking machinery, coining presses, etc.

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] 'El mundo laboral de Lasarte-Oria' by Antxon Aguirre Sorondo, 2011
  2. [2] Patrimonio y construcción naval en Gipuzkoa by Beatriz Herreras Moratinos, p.433
  • [3] Inversiones extranjeras en Guipúzcoa en el siglo XIX (1842-1875), by Carlos Larrinaga, Universidad del País Vasco