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of Clydebank, Glasgow.
1897 A slump in orders led to the Thomson family selling the J. and G. Thomson yard to a consortium, which renamed the yard as the Clydebank Engineering and Shipbuilding Co. A further dozen ships were completed under this new name.
1897 Works covers 75 acres and employ 6,500 men.