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Alex Tough and Son

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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


3. National Records of Scotland BT2/1986/33661