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Middle Docks and Engineering Co

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of West Holborn, South Shields

1900 The company was registered on 5 February, to acquire the business of Mail, Macfarlane and Co and the undertaking of the Middle Docks Co. [1]

1914 Listed as Ship Builders. [2]

1959 Private company.

1961 Engineers and repairers of hulls, machinery and boilers of all types of Naval and merchant shipping. 1,100 employees. [3]

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