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British Industrial History

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John Chambers and Sons

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1915 advertisement

Based at Oulton Broad, near Lowestoft.

c1912 They were boat builders and acquired Davis and Co.

1915 Shipbuilders and engineers. Products included steam steering gear and winches (see advertisement).

1930 the company closed.


Sources of Information

  • Steam Engine Builders of Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire by Ronald H. Clark. Published 1950 by The Augustine Steward Press
  • ‘Shipbuilding and Shipping Record’ 16 September 1915