Records of Greenock Engineering Co Ltd, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Directors' reports and accounts 1974-1975
  • Company secretary's files 1977-1981

Administrative / Biographical History

Light engineering and plumbing firm, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland.

Scott Lithgow Ltd , Greenock, took over Mitchell Swire Ltd in 1973 and split one of its subsidiary companies, James Mitchell & Son Co Ltd , Greenock, into two companies, namely Greenock Engineering Co Ltd and Inchgreen Engineering Co Ltd.

In 1977, Greenock Engineering Co Ltd was nationalised as part of Scott Lithgow Group and British Shipbuilders became the ultimate holding company. The company never traded from its incorporation and was liquidated in 1979-1980.

Arrangement

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

Open

Acquisition Information

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

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Requests for large scale copying must be referred to the Keeper of the Records of Scotland

Any requests to publish or reproduce documents from the collection must be referred to the Keeper of the Records of Scotland

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with National Archives of Scotland procedures

Custodial History

Records held by Scott Lithgow Ltd prior to their acquisition by the National Archives of Scotland

Accruals

None expected

Related Material

See source list on Shipping and Shipbuilding Industry available via the Glasgow University Archive Services homepage

GB 248 GD 319 Records of Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd

GB 248 GD 320 Records of Lithgows Ltd

GB 248 GD 323/1 Records of Scott Lithgows Ltd

GB 248 GD 323/8 Records of Cowal Engineering Co Ltd

GB 248 GD 323/9 Records of Inchgreen Engineering Co Ltd

GB 248 GD 323/10 Records of Greenock Engineering Co Ltd

GB 248 GD 323/13 Records of Lithgows Ltd

GB 248 GD 323/20 Records of Scott Lithgow (Offshore) Ltd

GB 248 GD 323/23 Records of British Shipbuilders

Bibliography

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Additional Information

This material is original

The fonds level of description wascompiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 12 October 2001

No alterations made to date

Geographical Names