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Makers of ship chains, cables and anchors, of Cradley Heath; telegraphic address 'Sykes'
1898/9 Patents and specifications for improvements in anchors
1900/4 Company incorporated.
1905/6 Patents and specifications for improvements in anchors
1953 Acquired Mole and Beddall
1956 Registration of the trade mark Britannic in respect of anchors
The name of this company was subsequently transferred to H. P. Parkes and Co Ltd.