- Directors' reports and accounts 1974-1975
- Directors' correspondence files 1974-1977
Records of Ardgowan Shipping Co Ltd and Blackhall Shipping Co Ltd, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Shipping companies, Cartsburn Dockyard, Greenock, Inverclyde, , Scotland.
Both companies were incorporated in June 1974 as wholly owned subsidiaries of Scott Lithgow Ltd , Greenock. The companies placed an order with Scotts Shipbuilding Co Ltd for 28,000 ton bulk carriers of the type built previously by Scotts for Sugar Line Ltd . In May 1976, the share capital of both companies was acquired by the Furness Withy Group . In 1978, Furness Withy transferred orders for contract nos.1189, Oroga and 1190 Oropesa to Lithgows Ltd for completion. Ardgowan Shipping Co Ltd and Blackhall Shipping Co Ltd were dissolved in 1990.
This material is arranged into series, which consist of numbers of items related by function and/or format. Within series, the items are generally arranged chronologically.
Conditions Governing Access
National Archives of Scotland : 1994
Held under the charge and superintendence of the Keeper of the Records of Scotland
Other Finding Aids
Manual file level list of the Scott Lithgow Group collection available in searchroom
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Requests for large scale copying must be referred to the Keeper of the Records of Scotland
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Records held by Scott Lithgow Ltd prior to their acquisition by the National Archives of Scotland
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This material is original
The fonds level of description wascompiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 12 October 2001
No alterations made to date