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White's Marine Engineering Co

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1922 William Albert White founded White's Oil Burning Company

Later that company was incorporated in White's Marine Engineering Company, Ltd.

The firm established new works at Hebburn-on-Tyne

1934 the cargo steamer Adderstone received White's system of high-speed high-pressure reciprocating engines, exhausting into a low-pressure turbine which was geared to the propeller shaft.

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