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Cooper and Greig

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Cooper & Greig of Britannia Works, East Dock Street, Dundee.

Ironfounders, Engineers and Boilermakers. Made many marine steam engines.

Established 1880

1890-6 and possibly longer J. and H. Whyte and Cooper occupied the Britannia Engine and Boiler Works, Dundee

1897 John Sime Greig became a partner and the firm became Cooper and Greig

1910 Produced a 300 HP steam turbine[1]

c.1910 included an Industrial Motor Works[2]

1915 The business was incorporated as Cooper and Greig Limited, a private company, with capital of £25,000.[3]

1926 The company went into voluntary liquidation.[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. ‘Engineering’ 3rd June 1910
  2. Obituary of Walter Douglas
  3. The Scotsman 24 April 1915
  • National Records of Scotland BT2/9370