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Phoenix Motor Co

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1912. Barcar Paraffin Motors.

of Oakfield Road, Altrincham

of Southport

Company formed by W. H. Barrett and C. C. Cardell

1902 Acquired Phoenix Works in Southport from Felix William Hudlass

1904-06 Made automobiles

1910 Advertising the Barcar range of petrol and paraffin engines rated 3 to 24 hp and primarily for the marine market [1]

1912 Description of Barcar engine applied by Harvey & Co to the propulsion of canal barges.[2]

See G. D. S.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5
  2. [1] Internal Combustion Engineering, 13 Nov 1912