Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders)

From Graces Guide
1963. Walker Yard.
1963. Walker Yard.
1963. Walker Yard.
1963. Walker Yard.
1964. "Methane Princess".
1969.

1955 The shipbuilding division of Vickers-Armstrongs was renamed Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders).

See Vickers-Armstrongs: Shipbuilding

1968 The name changed again to Vickers Limited Shipbuilding Group.

1977 The Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Act 1977 led to its nationalisation into British Shipbuilders.

1986 Vickers shipyard at Barrow was returned to the private sector. It was sold together with Cammell Laird in March 1986 to an employee-led company, VSEL Consortium. The company was floated on the London Stock Exchange on 1986-07-31.

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