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North British Diesel Engine Works

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North British (Diesel) Engine Works, 739 South Street Whiteinch, Glasgow[1].

1912 Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson took over Barclay, Curle and Co.

The two companies formed a new business, the North British Diesel Engine Works Ltd, Glasgow to develop the diesel capacity gained by Barclay, Curle in acquiring the North British Engine Co.

1913-14 The Works were erected and a fitting-out tidal basin was then formed.

1922 the North British Engine Co was re-registered as the North British Diesel Engine Works (1922) Ltd

1925 North British Diesel Engine Works (1922) Ltd went into voluntary liquidation, its assets being acquired by Barclay, Curle and Co Ltd.

1968 The North British Engine Works was awarded contracts for marine machinery[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. rcahms[1]
  2. The Engineer of 10th May 1968 p725