Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,686 pages of information and 235,430 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Alex Tough and Son

From Graces Guide

of Clyde Ropeworks, Drumfrochar Road, Greenock.

1796 Established by Alexander Tough

1937 Rope manufacturers. "Tempest" Super Manila Ropes.[1]

1959 Company incorporated as Tough Ropes Limited

1979 Rope production ceased

1986 Company dissolved

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Sources of Information

2. https://www.greenocktelegraph.co.uk/opinion/14001812.tough-one-to-work-out/

3. National Records of Scotland BT2/1986/33661