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T. R. Oswald and Co

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Shipbuilders, of Sunderland

Established by Thomas Ridley Oswald.

Same as Oswald and Co?

1873 Built a ship for Burrell and Son[1]

1876 Thomas Ridley Oswald opened a shipyard at Woolston, Southampton. In 1877 the firm became Oswald, Mordaunt and Co.[2]

1889 Oswald moved on to establish a shipyard at Milford Haven. The Woolston yard was taken over by the Southampton Naval Works Co.

The yard built several large sailing ships and a number of London colliers.

The yard closed in 1895.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Ships List [1]
  2. '100 Years of Specialized Shipbuilding & Engineering' by K. C. Barnaby, 1964, Hutchinson
  • British Shipbuilding Yards. 3 vols by Norman L. Middlemiss