Dockyard History

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the history of the Taikoo Dockyard. Includes: Provident Fund rules (1968); Pension scheme rules (1958); sample tug hire agreement (1952); list of invitees to Dockyard/CNCo party for Butterfield & Swire centenary year (1967); notes on life in England for retirees (1958); article on 'Wanaka' built by Taikoo Dockyard (1970); Dockyard facilities brochures (1950, 1954); docking and painting tariff leaflet (1963); towage tariff leaflet (1953); historical pamphlets (1957); alphabetical album of press cuttings (with index); bundle of pubicity brochures and price guides (1960s-1970s); file of correspondence and plans relating to the widening of the dock (1956); bundle of promotional leaflets promoting individual Taikoo-built ships and the Dockyard. Sea Breezes magazine, Feb 1964, article 'In China Seas (1) by Lt Comdr BL Butcher

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