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Aluminium Plant and Vessel Co

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January 1920.
November 1926.

of Northfield House, Wandsworth Park, London, SW18

of Point Pleasant, Wandsworth

1910 Incorporation of a private company: Aluminium Plant and Vessel Co Ltd in Wandsworth, to apply a newly discovered method of welding aluminium[1]

1937 Welded aluminium tanks and equipment for aircraft, also castings.[2]

WWII Manufactured parts for the De Havilland Mosquito [3]

1946 Public company

1947 Acquired Paramount Alloys Ltd[4]

1948 Change of name to The A.P.V. Company Ltd

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Monday, Jul 03, 1950
  2. * 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  3. Mosquito by C. Martin Sharp and Michael J. F. Bowyer. Published by Crecy Books in 1995. ISBN 0-947554-41-6
  4. The Times Jul 03, 1950