- Annual returns 1960-1961
- Journal 1960-1968
- Ledger 1954-1960
- Vessel expenses and receipts 1951-1964
- Directors' reports and accounts 1966-1973
- Board papers and agreements 1966
- Correspondence files 1970-1975
- Company seal , mid 20th century
- Vessel diaries 1955-1969
Records of Light Shipping Ltd, shipowners, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 248 UGD 176/2/2 and GB 248 UGD 176/1/15/38
- Dates of Creation1951-1975
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description0.2 metresThere are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Light Shipping Ltd was incorporated as a limited liability company in c1920 as shipowners in Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland. The company operated a number of tugs on the river Clyde and by 1971 was in competition with those of the Clyde Shipping Co Ltd , ship owners, Glasgow, Scotland. In 1971 , the companies entered into an agreement to pool their tug operations with Light Shipping Ltd becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Ross & Marshall Ltd , shipowners, Greenock, themselves a wholly owned subsidiary of Clyde Shipping Co Ltd. In 1973 , Light Shipping Ltd was transferred to become a subsidiary of Clyde Shipping Co Ltd. Light Shipping Ltd was renamed as Clyde Shipping Tugs Ltd in 1974 and operated as ship towers, operating the vessels of Ross & Marshall Ltd and purchasing 5 new tugs bringing their fleet to 6. Clyde Shipping Tugs Ltd was dissolved in 1999 .
This material is arranged into series, which consist of numbers of items related by format and/or function. Within series, the items are generally arranged chronologically.
Conditions Governing Access
No access for legal, business or commercial reasons without the written permission of Clyde Marine plc. Apply in the first instance to Glasgow University Archive Services.
Permanent loan : Clyde Shipping Co Ltd : Glasgow: October 1982
Other Finding Aids
Digital file level list available in searchroom
Manual file available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)3530) and London (NRA21580)
Alternative Form Available
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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents
Any work based on the use of this material, which is intended for publication, must be submitted to Clyde Marine plc for approval prior to that publication and a copy of the final version lodged with them.
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