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John Brown & Company

John Brown and Company of Clydebank was a Scottish marine engineering and shipbuilding firm. [1]

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.

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Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).

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Battlecruiser

A battlecruiser, or battle cruiser, was a large capital ship built in the first half of the 20th century.

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Bessemer process

The Bessemer process was the first inexpensive industrial process for the mass-production of steel from molten pig iron prior to the open hearth furnace.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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Bouygues

Bouygues S.A. is an industrial group headquartered in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France.

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Break-even

Break-even (or break even) is the point of balance between making either a profit or a loss.

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Buffer (rail transport)

A buffer is a part of the buffers-and-chain coupling system used on the railway systems of many countries, among them most of those in Europe, for attaching railway vehicles to one another.

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Cessnock, Glasgow

Cessnock is a district in the city of Glasgow, Scotland.

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Charles McLaren, 1st Baron Aberconway

Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren, 1st Baron Aberconway, PC, QC, JP (12 May 1850 – 23 January 1934), known as Sir Charles McLaren, 1st Baronet, between 1902 and 1911, was a Scottish jurist and Liberal Party politician.

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Charles McLaren, 3rd Baron Aberconway

Charles Melville McLaren, 3rd Baron Aberconway, JP (16 April 1913 – 4 February 2003) was a British industrialist and horticulturalist.

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Chicago Bridge & Iron Company

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company known commonly as CB&I, is a large multinational conglomerate engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company. CB&I specializes in projects for oil and gas companies. According to one of the founder's heirs, "The old joke is that Chicago Bridge & Iron isn't in Chicago, doesn't build bridges and doesn't use iron." CB&I currently employs approximately 50,000 people worldwide.

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Clydebank

Clydebank is a town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Clydebank Blitz

The Clydebank Blitz refers to two devastating Luftwaffe air raids on the shipbuilding town of Clydebank in Scotland which took place in March 1941.

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Clydebank College

Clydebank College was a further education college in Clydebank, in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Coventry Ordnance Works

Coventry Ordnance Works was a British manufacturer of heavy guns particularly naval artillery jointly owned by Cammell Laird & Co of Sheffield and Birkenhead, Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company of Govan, Glasgow and John Brown & Company of Clydebank and Sheffield.

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Cunard Line

Cunard Line is a British–American cruise line based at Carnival House in Southampton, England, operated by Carnival UK and owned by Carnival Corporation & plc since 2005.

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Dalmuir

Dalmuir (Dail Mhoire) is an area on the western side of Clydebank, in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Draper

Draper was originally a term for a retailer or wholesaler of cloth that was mainly for clothing.

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Dubai

Dubai (دبي, Gulf pronunciation) is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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East Kilbride

East Kilbride (Cille Bhrìghde an Ear) is the largest town in South Lanarkshire in Scotland.

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Firth Brown Steels

Firth Brown Steels was initially formed in 1902, when Sheffield steelmakers John Brown & Company exchanged shares and came to a working agreement with neighbouring company Thomas Firth & Sons.

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Gas turbine

A gas turbine, also called a combustion turbine, is a type of internal combustion engine.

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George Thomson (shipbuilder)

George Thomson (25 March 1815 – 29 June 1866) was a Scottish marine engineer and shipbuilder, born at Partick, Glasgow.

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Henry McLaren, 2nd Baron Aberconway

Henry Duncan McLaren, 2nd Baron Aberconway, CBE (16 April 1879 – 23 May 1953) was a British politician, horticulturalist and industrialist.

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Iron

Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.

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Iron ore

Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted.

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Ironclad warship

An ironclad is a steam-propelled warship protected by iron or steel armor plates used in the early part of the second half of the 19th century.

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Jackup rig

A jackup rig or a self-elevating unit is a type of mobile platform that consists of a buoyant hull fitted with a number of movable legs, capable of raising its hull over the surface of the sea.

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John Brown (industrialist)

Sir John Brown (6 December 1816 – 27 December 1896), British industrialist, was born in Sheffield.

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Journal of Scottish Historical Studies

The Journal of Scottish Historical Studies is a bi-annual peer-reviewed academic journal published by Edinburgh University Press on behalf of the Economic and Social History Society of Scotland in May and November of each year.

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Kværner

Kværner was a Norway-based engineering and construction services company that existed between 1853 and 2005.

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List of ships built by John Brown & Company

This is a list of ships built by John Brown & Company at their shipyard in Clydebank, Scotland.

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II.

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Marathon Oil

Marathon Oil Corporation is a United States-based oil and natural gas exploration and production company.

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Marine propulsion

Marine propulsion is the mechanism or system used to generate thrust to move a ship or boat across water.

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Markham & Co.

Markham & Co. was an ironworks and steelworks company near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England.

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Merchant vessel

A merchant vessel or trading vessel is a boat or ship that transports cargo or carries passengers for hire.

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Modular design

Modular design, or "modularity in design", is a design approach that subdivides a system into smaller parts called modules or skids, that can be independently created and then used in different systems.

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Naval architecture

Naval architecture also known as naval engineering, is an engineering discipline dealing with the engineering design process, shipbuilding, maintenance, and operation of marine vessels and structures.

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Naval ship

A naval ship is a military ship (or sometimes boat, depending on classification) used by a navy.

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North Sea oil

North Sea oil is a mixture of hydrocarbons, comprising liquid petroleum and natural gas, produced from petroleum reservoirs beneath the North Sea.

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Oil platform

An oil platform, offshore platform, or (colloquially) oil rig is a large structure with facilities to drill wells, to extract and process oil and natural gas, or to temporarily store product until it can be brought to shore for refining and marketing.

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Pacific Quay

Pacific Quay is an area south of the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Passenger car (rail)

A passenger car (known as a coach or carriage in the UK, and also known as a bogie in India) is a piece of railway rolling stock that is designed to carry passengers.

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Pipeline transport

Pipeline transport is the transportation of goods or material through a pipe.

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Public company

A public, publicly traded, publicly held company or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.

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River Cart

The River Cart (Cart) is a tributary of the River Clyde, Scotland, which it joins from the west roughly midway between the towns of Erskine and Renfrew and opposite the town of Clydebank.

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River Clyde

The River Clyde (Abhainn Chluaidh,, Watter o Clyde) is a river in Scotland.

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Robert Napier (engineer)

Robert Napier (21 June 1791 – 23 June 1876) was a Scottish engineer known for his contributions to Clyde Shipbuilding.

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Rolling (metalworking)

In metalworking, rolling is a metal forming process in which metal stock is passed through one or more pairs of rolls to reduce the thickness and to make the thickness uniform.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.

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Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise is a sponsored non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government which encourages economic development, enterprise, innovation and investment in business.

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Seawards the Great Ships

Seawards the Great Ships is a 1961 British short documentary film directed by Hilary Harris.

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Semi-submersible

A semi-submersible (semisubmerged ship) is a specialised marine vessel used in a number of specific offshore roles such as offshore drilling rigs, safety vessels, oil production platforms, and heavy lift cranes.

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Sheffield

Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.

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Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.

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Shipyard Sally

Shipyard Sally is a 1939 British musical comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Gracie Fields, Sydney Howard, Norma Varden, Morton Selten and Joan Cowick.

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Sir William Arrol & Co.

Sir William Arrol & Co. was a leading Scottish civil engineering business founded by William Arrol and based in Glasgow.

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Sociedad Española de Construcción Naval

From 1909 until the Spanish Civil War, naval construction in Spain was monopolized by the Sociedad Española de Construcción Naval - (SECN) also Spanish Society for Naval Construction (SECN).

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Steam turbine

A steam turbine is a device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam and uses it to do mechanical work on a rotating output shaft.

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Steel

Steels are alloys of iron and other elements, primarily carbon, widely used in construction and other applications because of their high tensile strengths and low costs.

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Submarine

A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Subsidiary

A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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Titan Clydebank

Titan Clydebank is a cantilever crane at Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Track (rail transport)

The track on a railway or railroad, also known as the permanent way, is the structure consisting of the rails, fasteners, railroad ties (sleepers, British English) and ballast (or slab track), plus the underlying subgrade.

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Trafalgar House (company)

Trafalgar House Public Limited Company was a British conglomerate with interests in property investment, property development, engineering, construction, shipping, hotels, energy and publishing.

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Upper Clyde Shipbuilders

Upper Clyde Shipbuilders (UCS) was a Scottish shipbuilding consortium created in 1968 as a result of the amalgamation of five major shipbuilders of the River Clyde.

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Vehicle armour

Military vehicles are commonly armoured (or armored) to withstand the impact of shrapnel, bullets, missiles, or shells, protecting the personnel inside from enemy fire.

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West Dunbartonshire

West Dunbartonshire (Wast Dunbartanshire; Siorrachd Dhùn Bhreatainn an Iar) is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland.

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William Bragge

William Bragge, F.S.A., F.G.S., (31 May 1823 – 6 June 1884)Stephen 1886:194 was a civil engineer, antiquarian, and author.

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William Henry Ellis

Sir William Henry Ellis, GBE (20 August 1860–4 July 1945) was a British civil engineer and steel maker.

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Yarrow Shipbuilders

Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited (YSL), often styled as simply Yarrows, was a major shipbuilding firm based in the Scotstoun district of Glasgow on the River Clyde.

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Yukos

OJSC "Yukos Oil Company" (ОАО Нефтяна́я Компа́ния Ю́КОС) was an oil and gas company based in Moscow, Russia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Brown_%26_Company

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