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William Denny & Brothers Ltd, shipbuilders and marine engineers

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Date: 1747-1984
Places:
  • Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Shipbuilding and marine engineering
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C100606 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6228 )
Collections
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1844-1963: financial, cost, contract and wages records
Glasgow University Archive Services
NRA 10829 Denny

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994
2
1854-1963: drawings and technical records, press cuttings and photograph albums
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Guide vol 2 1980
3
1747-1958: legal papers
Glasgow University Archive Services
NRA 41480
4
1911-55: Sir Maurice Denny's private letter books
Glasgow University Archive Services
NRA 30891 Denny
5
1804-50: financial and production records
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
See LA Ritchie, The Shipbuilding Industry (1992)
6
1882-1964: apprenticeship books, visitors books, specifications, plans
West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services: Dumbarton Library
NRA 44680
7
1883-1984: ship model test records
Denny Ship Model Experiment Tank
See M Cox, Exploring Scottish History (2nd edition, 1999)