Records of D M Russell Marine (Rosneath) Ltd, boat builders, yacht charterers and slippers, Rosneath, Argyll & Bute, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Costing files 1978-1982
  • Mooring and winters storage files 1975-1983
  • Quotations 1961-1982
  • Brokerage and charter records 1977-1982
  • Boat show records 1978-1982
  • Correspondence 1977-1982
  • Correspondence with government and local government bodies 1977-1982
  • Employment records 1977-1982
  • Drawings c1960s-1980s
  • Trade catalogues c1960s-1980s

Administrative / Biographical History

D M Russell Marine (Rosneath) Ltd was established and incorporated as a limited liability company in Rosneath, Argyll & Bute, Scotland, in 1979  . The boat building company occupied a yard formally occupied by James A Silver Ltd, yacht builders, established in 1910. D M Russell Marine (Rosneath) Ltd fitted out pre-moulded hulls and went into liquidation in 1982  .

Source: Ritchie, L A (ed), The Shipbuilding Industry: A Guide to Historical Records (Manchester, 1992)


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Deposit : 1984 : ACCN 0053

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