- Board papers 1968
- Directors' reports and accounts 1971-1982
- Directors' correspondence files 1968-1975
- Company secretary's files 1968-1982
Records of Scott Lithgow Training Centre, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 GD 323/19
- Dates of Creation1968-1982
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description0.2 metresThere are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material
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Administrative / Biographical History
Incorporated as Scott Lithgow Training Centre in November 1968 the company was a joint venture of the merging companies of Lithgows Ltd , Greenock, Inverclyde and Scotts' Shipbuilding and Engineering Co Ltd , Greenock,working in co-operation with the Shipbuilding Industry Training Board , formed under the Industrial Training Act, 1964, to create a training centre on the river Clyde's lower reaches. The company became a part division of Scott Lithgow Ltd , shipbuilders, Greenock, Inverclyde at merger of Lithgows Ltd , shipbuilders and repairers, and Scotts' Shipbuilding and Engineering Co Ltd in 1970. A part of the Scott Lithgow Group of companies, the training centre was nationalised in 1977.
The general decline in shipbuilding affected the numbers being trained and by 1980 the centre was grossly under utilised. Following British Shipbuilders ' restructuring programme of 1981, the training centre became a non-operating subsidiary.
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.
National Archives of Scotland : 1994
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Manual file level list of the Scott Lithgow Group collection available in searchroom
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Records held by Scott Lithgow Ltd prior to acquisition by the National Archives of Scotland
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The fonds level of description wascompiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 12 October 2001
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