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Davey and Co (London)

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1917. From The Year-Book of Wireless Telegraphy and Telephony

Davey and Co (London) Ltd of 88 West India Dock Road, London, E14, Ship Fittings Manufacturers

1885 Established

Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1905 Arthur Christopher Davey of 88 West India Dock Road gained a patent in his own name concerning improvements in ships lamps and lanterns.

1911 Cargo blocks. Signal lamps.

1914 Managing Director: A. C. Davey. Specialities: Ship Signal Lamps, Morse Code Lamps, Cargo Gins, Purchase Blocks and Hoisting Gear, General Ships' Fittings.

1937 Wire rope fittings of all kinds for hangars and seaplanes.

1954 "Ministry of Transport approved" ships lantern[1]

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