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Clay, Inman and Co

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of Birkenhead Forge, Beaufort Road, Birkenhead

c.1869 Founded by William Clay, Charles Arthur Inman and Alexander McNeile, to produce wrought-iron and steel forgings of the largest description, including stern frames and rudders

c.1872 William Clay developed water-cooled cutting tools for machining iron and steel [1]

1891 For description of works see 1891 The Practical Engineer

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]Digitised Polytechnische Journal