Silley Cox and Co
Silley Cox and Co of Falmouth
Main business was ship repairing and engineering.
1868 Company formed.
1909 Private company.
1918 Built a railway steam locomotive with vertical boiler.
1939 Name changed.
1961 Marine engineers, brass and iron founders, boiler makers and ship repairers. 2,500 employees.
- The National Maritime Museum has a photograph of a sign that reads: "R. & H. Green & Silley Weir Ltd., London Silley, Cox & Co. Ltd. Falmouth"
Sources of Information
- L. A. Ritchie, The Shipbuilding Industry: A Guide to Historical Records (1992)
- British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
- 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE