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Fiat British Auxiliaries

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of Govan, Glasgow.

1927 Fiat British Auxiliaries, Ltd., made arrangements to open works in Glasgow, which will be devoted to the manufacture of auxiliary Diesel engines of the Fiat type for marine purposes, and auxiliary and main engines for land purposes.[1]

1927 The company was founded with works and a registered office at 133, Helen-street, Govan, Glasgow. The head office of the company was at 43, Albermarle-street, London, W.1. The directors of the company were:-

The company took over works which were formerly occupied by Howden-Ljungstrom Preheaters (Land) of Glasgow and London, a company associated with James Howden and Co. The Helen-street shops were extensive, and were equipped with modern machine tools for the economical and rapid production of various types of oil engines.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1927/05/20
  2. The Engineer 1927/05/20