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Allan Brothers and Co

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of Glasgow, London, and 19 James Street, Liverpool, shipowners

Managers of the Allan Line.

1819 The Allan family began running vessels to and from Canada continuously when their vessel, the "Jean," sailed from the Clyde to Canada.

Established connections with North and South America.

1898 The company was registered on 30 March. [1].

1914 Directors: Hugh A. Allan (Chairman), Andrew A. Allan, J. A. Martin, Wm. McK. Rodan, and Wm. J. Dott.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908