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Steel Barrel Co

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January 1920.
January 1920.
February 1922.
1931. Welded Steel Columns for Submarine Oil Engines.

Steel Barrel Company of Uxbridge

c.1890 Started trading[1]

1919 March. Advert for steel barrels for measuring fuel [2]

Produced welded steel structures for Davey, Paxman and Co oil engines for 'S' class submarines, under the patents of C. H. Stevens, of the Steel Barrel Company. See illustration[3]

1932 Company incorporated to acquire the business of similar name

1936 It was one of the largest and complete organisations involved in the manufacture of steel plate products of all types of steel. Incorporated in a new company, Steel Barrel Scammells and Associated Engineers[4]

1941 Subsidiary company of Steel Barrel Scammells and Associated Engineers Ltd[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times 10 June 1936
  2. The Autocar 1919/03/29 p20
  3. [1] The Engineer, 2 Oct 1931, p.350
  4. The Times 10 June 1936
  5. The Times 16 October 1941