Rennie, Ritchie & Newport Shipbuilding Co. Ltd

Shipwrights' Department 1922.

John Collins (Nottage Maritime Institute)

The Rennie, Ritchie & Newport Shipbuilding Co. Ltd was a new company which was formed as a result of a 1920 amalgamation of Rennie Forrestt and the Newport Shipbuilding Co. of Rutherglen.  The Rutherglen yard was closed in 1922.  The company ran the upriver shipyard until February 1925 when it was bought by Otto Anderson & Co. (London) Ltd.

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  • Think my Grandfather Edward Taylor could be on this photo , Second Row Far Right. In 1921 (Census) he was listed as working for this company at Wivenhoe

    By Graham Taylor (06/02/2022)

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