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English Steel Forge and Engineering Corporation of River Don Works, Sheffield and North Street Works, Openshaw, Manchester
1928 A merger of companies in the steel industry was announced, involving parts of Vickers, Vickers-Armstrongs and Cammell, Laird and Co . This would involve all of the steel interests of the 3 contributing groups, except for interests in guns, ammunition and tanks. A new company would be created to take over these interests: the English Steel Corporation Ltd. The constituent parts from Vickers-Armstrongs were:
and from Vickers:
and from Cammell, Laird and Co:
1929 Became a public company. Vickers held the majority of the shares and Cammell Laird held the balance
1930 Forged large shafts for the Beauharnois hydro-electric scheme on the St Lawrence River in Canada. 38" diameter, forged weight 42 tons, finished weight 36 tons.
1934 New company Firth-Vickers Stainless Steels formed to acquire the stainless steel interests of Thomas Firth and John Brown and the English Steel Corporation, which would jointly own the new company.
1937 Steel manufacturers. 
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1940 Advert. Engineer's tools. 
1945 Advert. Small tools. 
1961 Parent of 20 subsidiaries. Employ 16,000 persons. Of River Don Works, Sheffield. 
1964 Principal operating companies included: