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Cleveland Shipbuilding Co

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1923 January Formed by Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co to acquire the shipbuilding yard of Sir Raylton Dixon and Co and the adjoining yard of William Harkess and Sons; Parsons had a controlling interest in the company[1].

1924 The company had obtained no new orders[2]

1931 Purchased by National Shipbuilders Security Ltd for closure and dismantling, together with 7 other yards[3].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 3 October 1923
  2. The Times, 4 November 1924
  3. The Times, 1 August 1931