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John Brown & Co (Clydebank) Ltd, engineers and shipbuilders

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Date: 1847-1972
Places:
  • Clydebank, Dunbartonshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Mechanical engineering (general) | Engineering: Mechanical > Shipbuilding and marine engineering
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C109749 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6114 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1847-1972: corporate, financial, sales, production, technical and property records, photographs and press cuttings
Glasgow University Archive Services
NRA 14659 UCS

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994
2
1896-1953: ship and turbine specifications, technical notes, notebooks, photographs (deposited by Sir Stephen J Pigott, managing director)
Glasgow University Archive Services
See Annual Return 2002
3
1886-1949: summary ledgers, journal, photographs
Sheffield City Archives
4
1906-1907: riveters' piece work book, riveters' squad book
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
See Annual Report 1979 p25
5
hydrodynamic testing records
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See LA Ritchie, The Shipbuilding Industry (1992)
6
1911-13: plans of HMS Australia
Glasgow City Archives
7
1905-1949: ship costing records and balance sheets
Glasgow University Archive Services
See Annual Return 2003