Collection of ship and engine photographs

Scope and Content

Includes photographs from the following companies:

  • Alexander Stephens & Sons Ltd 1950s-1960s ;
  • Lobnitz & Co Ltd 1900-1934;
  • William Simons & Co Ltd 1926-1960.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1963 Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd, shipbuilders and engineers, acquired the assets and goodwill of Simons-Lobnitz Ltd, which had itself been formed by the merger of William Simons & Co Ltd, shipbuilders, with Lobnitz & Co Ltd, shipbuilders, in 1959.


This material is arranged into series according to the company to which they relate.

Access Information



Fonds level description compiled by Jenny Cooknell, Assistant Archivist, 19 July 1999

Extent, scope and content, system of arrangement and finding aids elements updated by Jenny Cooknell, Assistant Archivist, 22 July 1999.

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures.

Custodial History

It is assumed that these photographs were transferred to Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd following their acquisition of the assets and goodwill of Simons-Lobnitz Ltd from G&J Weir.


None expected

Related Material

  • GB 0248 UGD 004 Records of Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd ;
  • GB 0248 UGD 114 Records of William Simons & Co Ltd ;
  • GB 0248 UGD 130 ship plans for Hugh McIntyre & Co, Fleming and Ferguson & Co Ltd, William Simons & Co Ltd ; Lobnitz & Co Ltd
  • GB 0248 UGD 349 and GB 0248 UCS 003 Records of Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd
  • GB 0248 UGD 356 and GB 0248 UCS 004 Simons-Lobnitz Ltd.
See source list on Shipping and Shipbuilding Industry

Location of Originals

This material is original


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