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Tulloch and Denny

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Marine engineers, of Dumbarton

1850 The engine works started under the title of Tulloch and Denny the partners being Peter Denny, John Tulloch, and John McAusland

c.1854 Made V-twin geared trunk engines for the steamers Cottingham and Empress. Diameter of stepped cylinder 50"/31", 2 ft stroke. 11 ft dia propeller.[1]

1861 Employing 408 men [2]

1862 Listed as Tulloch and Denny [3]

1862 James Denny and John Tulloch retired; Peter Denny took sole charge of the shipyard (William Denny and Brothers); the engine works was renamed Denny and Co.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Practical Mechanic's Journal, 1856, p.147-8
  2. 1861 Census
  3. The Caledonian Mercury, Tuesday, February 4, 1862
  • Biography of Peter and William Denny, ODNB [1]