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John Dickinson and Sons

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John Dickinson and Sons of Palmers Hill Engine Works, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland

1852 John Dickinson set up a small engine repairing business

1891 Advert. Marine Engineer. Listed as John Dickinson

1911 Engines for 'Meroe'. Ship built by Sir Raylton Dixon and Co.[1]

1912 Engines for ships - J. Dickinson and Sons

1914 Directory: Listed as Boiler Makers and Marine Engineers

1946 Palmers Hill Engine Works purchased by William Doxford and Sons

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Sources of Information

  1. * The Engineer of 1st September 1911 p244