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Hills Dry Docks and Engineering Co

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of East Bute Dockyard, Cardiff

1857 The works were established for the building and repairing of iron or wood vessels.

1882 The company was registered on 6 June to acquire the business of C. Hill and Sons. [1]

1914 Engineers, Ship Repairers, Boilermakers, Blacksmiths, Coppersmiths, Plumbers, Ironfounders, Electricians, Riggers etc. Employees 400. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book