Records of Kelvin Trawlers Ltd, steam trawler owners, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Ledgers 1946-1952
  • Journals 1946-1952
  • Cash books 1946-1952
  • Fleetwood branch financial statements 1951-1952
  • Cash notebooks 1951-1952

Administrative / Biographical History

Kelvin Trawlers Ltd, steam trawler owners, acquired limited liability in 1946  . The company operated from Clyde Street, Glasgow and also had a branch at Fleetwood, Lancashire, England. By 1951  , the company owned 4 trawlers, the Kelvingrove , Kelvinway , Kelvindale and Kelvincourt , engaged mainly in the transport of fish and liver oil. The company was dissolved in 1999  .


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Acquisition Information

Permanent loan : Carita Investments Ltd : Glasgow : May 1985

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GB 248 UGD 213 Records of John Stewart & Co Shipping Ltd

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Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 17 July 2002