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of Akenside House, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Coal Merchants
1875 Established by Thomas Cairns
1888 W. J. Noble joined the partnership.
Managers of the Cairn Line and the Thomson Line of Steamers
Later taken over by Furness, Withy and Co