Records of Caledonia Fabrications Ltd, Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Directors' reports and accounts 1967-1982
  • Company secretary's files 1965-1983

Administrative / Biographical History

Caledonia Fabrications was incorporated in October 1965 to provide the Lithgows group of companies with a light fabrication and forging facility. It became a division of Scott Lithgow Ltd , shipbuilders, Greenock, Inverclyde at merger of Lithgows Ltd , shipbuilders and repairers, Greenock, Inverclyde, and Scotts' Shipbuilding and Engineering Co Ltd , Greenock, in 1970. It was formerly a wholly owned subsidiary of Lithgows Ltd .

Nationalised in 1977 as part of British Shipbuilders, the company's business and assets were transferred to Scott Lithgow Ltd in April 1981, as part of British Shipbuilders restructuring programme, and it was dissolved in 1984.


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.

Access Information


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 acquisition by the National Archives of Scotland


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 Lithgow Ltd

GB 248 GD 323/13 Records of Lithgows Ltd

GB 248 GD 323/23 Records of British Shipbuilders


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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