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Anchor Line (Henderson Brothers)

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of 17 Water Street, Liverpool

1899 The company was registered on 2 July, to take over the business of shipowners, Messrs. Henderson Brothers. [1]

1911 Cunard purchased Anchor Line to gain access to Anchor’s lucrative emigrant trade.

1916 The Anchor-Donaldson Line was created to run services to Canada, owned equally by Donaldson Brothers Ltd and Anchor Line (Henderson Brothers) Ltd.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908