- Administrative records 1948-1956
- Shareholders?? records 1920-1959
- Personnel records 1924-1956
- Ships?? records 1919-1965
Records of George Gibson & Co Ltd, shipping company, Edinburgh, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 UGD 255/07
- Dates of Creation1919-1965
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.65 metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
George Gibson & Co Ltd of Leith Edinburgh, Scotland, interested in sea and coastal water transport, was incorporated in 1915 . In Anchor Line Ltd 1972 acquired George Gibson & Co Ltd. In 1976 the Anchor Line Co Ltd structure was recast and had five operating divisions - Anchor Line Eastern Services Ltd (concerned with Eastern commercial activities); Anchor Line Ship Management Ltd (handling the bulk carriers and any managed vessels); Currie Line Ltd ( concerned with European services, mainly with chartered tonnage, warehousing and road haulage); George Gibson & Co (concerned with the gas tanker fleet); Runciman Shipping Ltd (previously called Walter Runciman & Co Ltd , dealing with the administration). Anchor Line Eastern Services Ltd, Anchor Line Ship Management Ltd and George Gibson & Co were all active in 2005.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
Conditions Governing Access
Deposit : Mr Brian Newman, Newcastle University : 1991 : ACCN 00142
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Fonds level description compiled by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 02 September 2005.