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1905 Business established in Glasgow by John White Millen and his brother A Hood Millen
 
1905 Business established in Glasgow by John White Millen and his brother A Hood Millen
  
1919 The business was transferred to the Saucel site in Paisley, which had previously housed a brewery. The site operated as a dry-land shipyard, building light draft vessels, barges and pontoons for shipment and re-erection, as well as steel tanks and chimneys
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1919 The business was transferred to the Saucel site in Paisley, which had previously housed a brewery. The site operated as a dry-land shipyard, building tugs,light draft vessels, barges and pontoons for shipment and re-erection, as well as steel tanks and chimneys
  
 
1940 Incorporated as Millen Brothers Limited
 
1940 Incorporated as Millen Brothers Limited
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==Sources of Information==
 
==Sources of Information==
 
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* National Records of Scotland BT2/1977/362
  
National Records of Scotland BT2/1977/362
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* Directory of Shipowners, Shipbuilders and Marine Engineers 1955
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* Shipbuilding and Shipping Record October 4 1968
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* Edinburgh Gazette 16 May 1969 p 380
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* Daily Record 28 September 2013
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[[Category: Town - Paisley]]
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[[Category:Ship Builders]]

Latest revision as of 15:46, 23 May 2020

Shipbuilders and steelwork contractors, Saucel Iron Works, Paisley

1905 Business established in Glasgow by John White Millen and his brother A Hood Millen

1919 The business was transferred to the Saucel site in Paisley, which had previously housed a brewery. The site operated as a dry-land shipyard, building tugs,light draft vessels, barges and pontoons for shipment and re-erection, as well as steel tanks and chimneys

1940 Incorporated as Millen Brothers Limited

1968 The company ceased trading and went into voluntary liquidation the following year

1977 The company was finally dissolved

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Sources of Information

  • National Records of Scotland BT2/1977/362
  • Directory of Shipowners, Shipbuilders and Marine Engineers 1955
  • Shipbuilding and Shipping Record October 4 1968
  • Edinburgh Gazette 16 May 1969 p 380
  • Daily Record 28 September 2013