Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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'''George Bartram''' was a shipbuilder in Sunderland
'''George Bartram''' was a shipbuilder in Sunderland


He opened his yard [[Bartram and Sons]] at Hylton in 1837. The business moved to South Dock in 1871, and was the only firm to launch ships directly into the North Sea. The company was taken over by [[Austin and Pickersgill]] in 1967.  
He opened his yard [[Bartram and Sons]] at Hylton in 1837.  
 
1871 The business moved to South Dock; it was the only firm to launch ships directly into the North Sea.  
 
1967 The company was taken over by [[Austin and Pickersgill]].  


The yard closed in 1978.
The yard closed in 1978.
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== Sources of Information ==
== Sources of Information ==
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[[Category: Town - Sunderland]]
[[Category: Ship Builders]]

Latest revision as of 13:39, 19 September 2012

George Bartram was a shipbuilder in Sunderland

He opened his yard Bartram and Sons at Hylton in 1837.

1871 The business moved to South Dock; it was the only firm to launch ships directly into the North Sea.

1967 The company was taken over by Austin and Pickersgill.

The yard closed in 1978.

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