Records of Lang & Fulton Ltd, shipowners, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland

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  • Minutes 1909-1924
  • Memorandum and articles of association 1909
  • Correspondence 1905-1918

The following records represent subsidiary companies created by Lang & Fulton Ltd to fund the building of individual ships, usually named after the company, and then operate them until they were sold to other companies:

Administrative / Biographical History

Sometime in the late 19th century  , John James Lang and James Vandalle Fulton formed a ship-owning partnership in Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland, under the name Lang & Fulton . The firm was incorporated in 1909  as Lang & Fulton Ltd . The firm created many smaller limited liability subsidiary firms for the building of individual ships for the coastal trade and these companies were liquidated once the ships were sold on to other companies. Fulton & Lang Ltd entered into voluntary liquidation in 1924  .


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.

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Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 16 May 2002

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