A. Rodger and Co
Anderson Rodger and Co. of East Port, Glasgow
1890s The yard initially made three masted barques, and up to 1912 twenty of 120 ships made were sailing ships.
1900s The yard made large oil-carriers for the Anglo-American Oil Co.
1901 Ebenezer Hall-Brown became engineering partner.
1905 Engineering 15th September 1905 had an article on the 140 BHP and 300 BHP producer gas engines made to drive generators at their own works, made under the patents of Prof W. T. Rowden. They were also reported to be building ten engines and producer gas plant for the works of Argyll Motors
1909 Anderson Rodger died.
1925 See Aberconway for information on shipbuilding h.p produced in 1904 and 1925
Sources of Information
- British Shipbuilding Yards. 3 vols by Norman L. Middlemiss