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Simpson and Denison

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Simpson and Denison of Dartmouth, Devon, were makers of steam engines for marine use.

Was this a successor to Kingdon, Simpson and Denison?

1885 Engine for Taylor's yard, Staines.

1887 Frederic Strickland became a partner, the name of the firm being changed to Simpson, Strickland and Co.

The firm specialized in the building of fast steam launches, the works being, as far as possible, self-contained, and having its own foundry, machine shop, and boiler shop, including hydraulic flanging presses.



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Sources of Information

Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10