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Silvertown Lubricants

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November 1926. Speedolene.
October 1931.

of Minoco Wharf, West Silvertown, London, E16. Telephone: Albert dock 3131. Telegraphic Address: "Volumetric, Vicdock, London"

1896 works were erected at Minoco Wharf, on the River Thames, in the earliest days of the oil industry.

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Lubricants, processed with "Hi-Duti" (Registered) Concentrate, possessing greatest known film strength. Cutting Oils (soluble and straight). Quenching Oils. Transformer and Switch Oils. "Penetrol" Heavy Insulating Oils and Cable Compounds. (Stand No. D.307)

1937 Distillers, refiners and distributors of lubricants. "Speedolene" Lubricating Oils.

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

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