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Consolidated Diesel Engine Manufacturers

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October 1912.

1912 Associates:- Carels Freres and Diesel Engine Co

1913 Built works at Ipswich Works for the manufacture of Diesel engines in multi-cylinder units up to 1,000 horse-power per cylinder. The site of the Works was about 46 acres on the outskirts of Ipswich, the actual Shops occupying about 10 acres.[1]

1914 Proposal to liquidate the company voluntarily because of problems with funds[2]

1915 The Ipswich works were acquired by Vickers to make engines for submarines - see Vickers-Petters

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