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Wellman, Seaver and Head

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Steel works engineers and contractors.

of 47 Victoria Street, London S.W.

Originally established by Wellman-Seaver-Morgan Co of Cleveland, Ohio[1]

1909 Had established systems for making electric motors and controllers for overhead travelling cranes of any required rating[2].

1912 Catalogue of open-hearth furnace charging machines[3].

1919 Supplied 4 furnaces to Frodingham capable of producing 1100 tons of steel/week[4]

1919 Wellman, Smith, Owen Engineering Corporation was formed as a private company for the purposes of taking over Wellman-Seaver and Head and James Smith Hoisting Machinery Co Ltd. Also acquired the engineering department of Messrs Rubery, Owen and Co[5].

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 12 August 1925
  2. The Times, 3 March 1909
  3. The Times, 21 August 1912
  4. The Times, 30 April 1919
  5. The Times, 2 February 1924