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As the Vauxhall Yard, it launched dozens of small vessels directly into the New Cut
 
As the Vauxhall Yard, it launched dozens of small vessels directly into the New Cut
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1923 Photo of slipway at Bedminster [https://archive.org/details/thebritishreinforcedconcreteengineeringco.ltd.1923/page/n43/mode/1up here] <ref>[https://archive.org/details/thebritishreinforcedconcreteengineeringco.ltd.1923/page/n43/mode/1up] B.R.C. Structures: a Photographic Record of the Use of Reinforced Concrete in Modern Building Construction by The British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Co. Ltd., 1923 </ref>
  
 
1925 The yard closed<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Cut_%28Bristol%29] Wikipedia entry for New Cut (Bristol)</ref>.
 
1925 The yard closed<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Cut_%28Bristol%29] Wikipedia entry for New Cut (Bristol)</ref>.

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of Tower Hill and Vauxhall Yard, Bristol

Shipbuilders and marine engineers

Active from 1859 - 1924

1840 Acraman's opened a second yard in Bedminster, a well equipped yard which built a number of early steam ships.

1862 The yard passed to John Payne Ltd

As the Vauxhall Yard, it launched dozens of small vessels directly into the New Cut

1923 Photo of slipway at Bedminster here [1]

1925 The yard closed[2].

A good account of the Company and its vessels is given in Wikipedia [3]


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] B.R.C. Structures: a Photographic Record of the Use of Reinforced Concrete in Modern Building Construction by The British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Co. Ltd., 1923
  2. [2] Wikipedia entry for New Cut (Bristol)
  3. [3] Wikipedia entry for John Payne Ltd