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Davis and Co

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Davis and Co of Commercial Road, Poplar (1883) and Oulton Broad and of the Fisheries Iron Works

1894 Antwerp Exhibition. Steam steering apparatus [1]

1894 Antwerp Exhibition. Awarded Silver Medal for Large Mechanical Constructions [2]

1900 Established a works at Oulton Broad for the manufacture of engines and steering gear

c1912 The company was acquired by John Chambers and Sons

Davis and Co also had a small work shop in Gorleston

The company concentrated on compound engines. One type of triple expansion engine was used on Admiralty minesweepers

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Steam Engine Builders of Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire by Ronald H. Clark. Published 1950 by The Augustine Steward Press