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Cochran and Co

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January 1880.
June 1880.
1882. Garrett's submarine torpedo boat.
June 1888. Steam launches.
December 1889.
December 1889.

Shipbuilders and boiler makers of Bidston Wharf, Birkenhead.

Established 1878 by James Taylor Cochran with Edward Crompton; together they had invented the Cochran boiler and co-founded the company.

1878 The vertical Cochran boiler was introduced

Steam launches, boilers etc.

1880 Advert for boilers.

By 1901 the company was operating from Annan - see Cochran and Co (Annan)

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