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British Industrial History

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1865 Clyde Shipbuilders

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The shipbuilders on the Clyde commencing at Rutherglen and going down the south side of the river and returning on the north

  • The total number of vessels launched in 1865 on the Clyde is 268 with a tonnage of 130,000
  • The horse-power of engines supplied to vessels built on the Clyde is is 24,040, while the horse-power supplied on the Clyde to vessels built elsewhere is 6,960

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