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Robert Menzies and Sons

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1760 Business established by Robert Menzies

1835 Built the Seahorse

Subsequently renamed Seahorse as the Sirius steamship of 703 tons, powered by an engine by Wingate, which made a pioneer (1838) transatlantic voyage under steam power[1]

Later became Menzies and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. A Short History of Naval and Marine Engineering by E. C. Smith. Published 1937