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London Graving Dock Co

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1971. RHS.

West India Graving Dock, Prestons Road, Poplar, London; Tilbury Dry Dock Works, Tilbury; Harrison's Jetty, Purfleet, Essex

1890 Company founded. Registered on 4 March. [1]

1944 Public company.

1961 Graving dock proprietors and ship repairers. [2]

1977 Became part of River Thames Shiprepairers

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE

3. Edgar Hurd, Eighty Six Years - Plus: The Story of The London Graving Dock Company Limited (1976)

4. L.A. Ritchie, The Shipbuilding Industry: A Guide to Historical Records (1992)