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Irvine Shipbuilding and Engineering Co

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of Irvine

1868 Hugh Calderwood, Shipbuilder, of Irvine, withdrew from the Partnership with James Fitzsimons, William Christie, and Robert M'Kay, of the Irvine Shipbuilding Company; the obligations and liabilities of the company were taken on by the remaining partners[1]

1872 At the time of improvements to Irvine Harbour, the Shipbuilding Yard belonged to Margaret Auld and Janet or Jessie Rose, and had recently been occupied by the Irvine Shipbuilding Company[2]

1903 The Company sold its assets to the Irvine Shipbuilding and Engineering Company (1902) Ltd and then went into voluntary liquidation[3]

1904 The shareholders decided to liquidate the company voluntarily[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Edinburgh Gazette 7 April 1868
  2. Edinburgh Gazette 22 November 1872
  3. Edinburgh Gazette 25 December 1903
  4. Edinburgh Gazette 13 January 1905