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Amos and Smith

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Small Amos & Smith vertical engine at Tokomaru Steam Museum, New Zealand
1878. Single-cylinder piston-valve steam engine. Exhibit at the Museum of Power.

of Neptune Street, Hull

1874 Company established. Acquired the works in Neptune Street of Martin Samuelson and Co

1888 Glasgow Exhibition. Showed vertical and horizontal steam steering gear. [1]

1909 Became private company.

1914 Marine and General Engineering, Boilermaking, Iron and Brass Founding, Ship Repairing. Employees 700 to 1000. [2]

1961 Marine, general and electrical engineers, boilermakers, iron and brassfounders, ship repairers and dry-dock owners. 450 employees. [3]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 11th May 1888 p377
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE