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David Jays

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After 1866, when Backhouse and Dixon's yard had closed for a period, Backhouse and Dixon added the former Candlish and Fox and David Jays yards to establish the Cleveland Dockyard, which they ran with the help of Dixon's younger brother Waynman.

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