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Young, Son and Magnay

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of London

Ship Builders

Presumably successor to G. F. Young, Son and Co

1856 George Frederick Young was principal partner and Charles Magnay was junior partner at the time of the action by the Shipwrights Union when shipwrights from Jersey and the south coast of England were brought into the yard[1]

1864 The prospectus was announced for a new company Alliance Ship-Owning and Ship-Building Co which would absorb the business and the fleet of long established Indian and Eastern trader Thomas and William Smith and the freehold dockyard in Limehouse of Messrs Young, Son and Magnay. Existing owners would have shares in the new entreprise. All of the Assets were fully engaged[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1856/08/01
  2. The Standard, April 18, 1864