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William Allan and Co

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1895. Triple expansion engines of the SS Lizzie Westoll.

W. Allan and Co of Scotia Engine works, Sunderland.

1888 Company incorporated. Founded by William Allan

1900 Amalgamation of three companies: T. Richardson and Sons of Hartlepool; Sir Christopher Furness, Westgarth and Co of Middlesbrough and William Allan and Co of Scotia Engine works, Sunderland to form Richardsons, Westgarth and Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  • L. A. Ritchie, The Shipbuilding Industry: A Guide to Historical Records (1992)
  • The National Archives BT 31/5824/40864