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Mordey, Carney and Co

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1910 Work's Outing.

of Commercial Dry Dock, Roath Basin, Cardiff and Southampton

1881 The company was registered on 23 December, to acquire a business of dry dock owners and ship repairers.

1895 Advert. [1] The company took over additional properties, including those of the Windsor Slipways Dry Docks and Engineering Co. [2]

1900 Purchased the Woolston yard previously occupied by J. G. Fay and Co.[3]

1900 Compound beam engine powering the River Itchen Floating Bridge 'Vessel No. 9', photographed by George Watkins in 1934 [4]

1901 Shipbuilders. [5]

1904 Thornycroft's acquired Mordey Carney (Southampton). [6]

1925 Amalgamated with Mountstuart Dry Docks and John Shearman and Co (of Newport and Cardiff) to form the company - Mountstuart Dry Docks and Shearman's Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Owen and Co's Cardiff Directory, 1895
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. '100 Years of Specialized Shipbuilding & Engineering' by K. C. Barnaby, 1964, Hutchinson
  4. 'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain, Vol 10' by George Watkins
  5. Trades Directory of Wales, 1901
  6. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908