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New Jarrow Steel Co

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New Jarrow Steel Company, of Jarrow

The British Government and the Consett Iron Co funded the establishment of a new steel company at Jarrow on site part of which had been the old Palmers Iron and Steel plant and part the shipyard[1]

1938 Company incorporated[2]

1939 A Morgan-designed semi-continuous mill was being installed; it was expected to be in operation in 1940[3]

1940 The new rolling mill was in operation; the company was under the control of Consett Iron Co[4]

1947 Consett Iron Co acquired the whole share capital of the company[5]

1950 New refractory brick plant was being erected on the site for the Consett Co[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times 17 June 1938
  2. The Times 9 July 1938
  3. The Times 16 June 1939
  4. The Times 14 June 1940
  5. The Times 13 December 1955
  6. The Times 12 July 1950