Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,128 pages of information and 245,598 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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Barry Graving Dock and Engineering Co

From Graces Guide

of Barry Dock, Cardiff

1889 The company was registered on 8 April.[1] The company had a capital of £110,000, and proposed to purchase, lease, construct, or maintain graving docks, premises, etc. at Barry, and to trade as shipbuilders, engineers, and dry dock owners.[2]

The company's first graving dock could accommodate 4 vessels simultaneously

By 1898 2183 vessels had used the dock.

1898 The company constructed a new single graving dock alongside the original double dock.

1961 Ship repairers, iron founders and dry dock owners. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. South Wales Daily News 15 April 1889
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE