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Gray, Dawes and Co

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Advert for steamers from the Clyde to the Cape of Good Hope. [1]

1890 Edwyn Sandys Dawes, head of Gray Dawes & Co of London, rescued New Zealand Shipping Co when it had financial problems; financial control of the business moved to London.

Headed by Lord Inchcape

1919 Acquired Strick Line.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Wednesday, Oct 16, 1867