Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 136,294 pages of information and 219,021 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
1880 The first steel ocean mail steamer, built for the Donald Currie Line.
1880 Thomas Boulton, son of Isaac Watt Boulton died on board H.M.S.S. Kinfauns Castle