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Vickers Shipbuilding Group

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Date: 1800-2000
Places:
  • Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Shipbuilding and marine engineering
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C121701 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6765 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1873-1988: corporate and production records
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 23464 Vickers Shipbuilding

See LA Ritchie, The Shipbuilding Industry (1992)
2
20th cent: drawings and tracings
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
NRA 35515 Cumbria misc

See Archivist's Reports 21.6.85, 16.10.85, 20.1.86
3
c1900-1922: Barrow brass foundry manager's notebooks (3)
Glasgow City Archives
NRA 14659 UCS
4
mid 20th cent: booklets, tables, ships plans
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
See County Archivist's report, July-Sept 1992
5
19th-20th cent: launch books, deeds, photographs, souvenirs, etc
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
See Annual Return 1995
6
mid 20th cent: project files
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
See Quarterly report, July-Sept 1994
7
1916-32: visitors book
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
See Annual return 1999
8
c1890-1950: glass plate negatives
Dock Museum
NRA 40410 Dock
9
1891-1967: apprentices registers, time books
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
See Annual Return 1997
10
1951-41, 1968-72: naval architecture project files
Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal
See Quarterly Report, July-Sept 1997
11
c1900-1950: card indexes with brief details of factory floor personnel and yard labourers
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
See Annual Return 2005
12
1950-67: pattern shop books
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
13
c1950-1969: Library collection of Roy V Turner incl list of ships built at Barrow, notes for launch speeches
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
See Annual Return 2015
14
1892-1962: Ship Drawing Office wages books and employee records
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
See Annual Return 2015

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