- Minute books 1967-1973
- Board papers 1965-1977
- Press cuttings books 1966-1971
- Liquidation papers 1971-1983
- Publicity materials 1968-1971
- Administrative files 1966-1973
- Technical files 1961-1972
Records of Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd, shipbuilders and engineers, Glasgow, Scotland
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- Dates of Creation1961-1983
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description6.2 metresThere are no physical characteristics thataffect the use of this material
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd was established in 1968 through the linking of five Scottish companies; John Brown & (Clydebank) Ltd , Clydebank; Charles Connell & Co Ltd , Scotstoun; Yarrow & Co Ltd , Scotstoun; Alexander Stephen & Sons plc , Glasgow; and Fairfields (Glasgow) Ltd , Glasgow, following the recommendations of the Geddes Committee of Inquiry into the Shipbuilding Industry of 1965. With governmental approval, Yarrow & Co Ltd left the consortium in 1971. Upper Clyde Shipbuilders went into liquidation in 1972 .
Ritchie, L A (ed),The shipbuilding industry: A guide to historical records, (1992, Manchester)
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National Archives of Scotland, 1974-1985
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Records held by Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd prior to acquisition by the National Archives of Scotland
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This material is original
The fondslevel description was compiledby Jenny Bunn, Assistant Archivist, 16 March 2000
Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 19 October 2001