G. Thompson and Co
G. Thompson and Co., of Aberdeen, also known as George Thompson and Co.
By the late 1830s, the Aberdeen line was operating 12 ships, trading to places such as South America, the Mediterranean, and the South Pacific.
1854 Opened London office; launched the Aberdeen Clipper Line
1881 SS Aberdeen was the first steamer built for the line, which had previously been celebrated for its clipper ships.
1898 Took delivery of a new steamer for their Australian fleet
Sources of Information
- The Times Apr. 12, 1895
- The Times Nov. 11, 1897