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Coulson, Cooke and Co

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1871 or 1873 Charles Mitchell purchased a site at Wallsend to deal with excess orders from his Low Walker Yard. John Coulson, yard manager from Low Walker, and Richard Cooke, were placed in charge.

1873 Coulson, Cooke and Co moved to a larger site, some 6.5 acres in area, at the river-front of Wallsend and bordering the shipyard of Schlesinger, Davies and Co in Wallsend Parish [1]

1874 Announce they have three ships on hand [2]

1874 The yard produced 13 ships before failing financially

See C. S. Swan and Hunter

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Sources of Information

  1. Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson [1]
  2. The Newcastle Courant, England), Friday, April 24, 1874