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Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Company

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The Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Limited was a major Scottish shipbuilding company based in Dundee, Scotland that traded for more than a century and built more than 500 ships. [1]

31 relations: Aircraft carrier, Alfred Booth and Company, Barque, Blue Funnel Line, Blue Star Line, British Tanker Company, Charles Barrie, 1st Baron Abertay, Corvette, Dundee, Frederick Richards Leyland, Frigate, Henry Robb, James Alexander, 4th Earl of Caledon, Lawhill, Leith, Ministry of War Transport, Northern Lighthouse Board, Order of the British Empire, Polsteam, Port Line, Public company, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Navy, Scotland, Sealink, Shipbuilding, Shipyard, Shropshire Union Railways and Canal Company, SS Berlin (1891), Union Company, Woolwich Ferry.

Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Alfred Booth and Company

Alfred Booth and Company was a British trading and shipping company that was founded in 1866 and traded for more than a century.

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Barque

A barque, barc, or bark is a type of sailing vessel with three or more masts having the fore- and mainmasts rigged square and only the mizzen (the aftmost mast) rigged fore-and-aft.

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Blue Funnel Line

Alfred Holt and Company, trading as Blue Funnel Line, was a UK shipping company that was founded in 1866 and operated merchant ships for 122 years.

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Blue Star Line

The Blue Star Line was a British passenger and cargo shipping company formed in 1911, and in operation until 1998.

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British Tanker Company

British Tanker Company Limited was the maritime transport arm of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, the forerunner of BP.

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Charles Barrie, 1st Baron Abertay

Charles Coupar Barrie, 1st Baron Abertay, (1875 – 6 December 1940) was a businessman and Liberal Party and later Liberal National politician in the United Kingdom.

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Corvette

A corvette is a small warship.

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Dundee

Dundee (Dùn Dè) is Scotland's fourth-largest city and the 51st-most-populous built-up area in the United Kingdom.

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Frederick Richards Leyland

Frederick Richards Leyland (30 September 1831 – 4 January 1892) was one of the largest British shipowners, running 25 steamships in the transatlantic trade.

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Frigate

A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.

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Henry Robb

Henry Robb, Limited, known colloquially as Robbs, was a Scottish shipbuilding company based at Leith Docks in Edinburgh.

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James Alexander, 4th Earl of Caledon

James Alexander, 4th Earl of Caledon KP, DL (11 July 1846 – 27 April 1898) was a soldier and politician and the son of James Du Pre Alexander, 3rd Earl of Caledon and Lady Jane Grimston, styled Viscount Alexander until 1855.

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Lawhill

Lawhill was a steel-hulled four-masted barque rigged in "jubilee" or "baldheaded" fashion, i.e. without royal sails over the top-gallant sails, active in the early part of the 20th century.

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Leith

Leith (Lìte) is an area to the north of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, at the mouth of the Water of Leith.

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Ministry of War Transport

The Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) was a department of the British Government formed early in the Second World War to control transportation policy and resources.

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Northern Lighthouse Board

The Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB) is the General Lighthouse Authority for Scotland and the Isle of Man.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Polsteam

Polska Żegluga Morska known as Polsteam or PŻM, is a cargo ship operator based in Szczecin, Poland.

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Port Line

Port Line was a passenger and cargo shipping company, initially formed as the Commonwealth and Dominion Line in 1914, and in operation in one form or another until 1982.

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Public company

A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed 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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Royal Fleet Auxiliary

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is a civilian-manned fleet owned by the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence, whose purpose is to support the Royal Navy to maintain operations around the world.

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Royal Navy

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

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Sealink

Sealink was a ferry company based in the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1984, operating services to France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight and Ireland.

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Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.

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Shipyard

A shipyard (also called a dockyard) is a place where ships are built and repaired.

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Shropshire Union Railways and Canal Company

The Shropshire Union Railways and Canal Company was a Company in England, formed in 1846, which managed several canals and railways.

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SS Berlin (1891)

SS Berlin was a freight vessel built for the Yorkshire Coal and Steamship Company in 1891.

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Union Company

Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Limited —when there was no chance of confusion casually referred to as Union, Union Company, Union Steam Ship Company (USS Co), or Union Line— was once the biggest shipping line in the southern hemisphere and New Zealand's largest private-sector employer.

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Woolwich Ferry

The Woolwich Ferry is a free vehicle ferry service across the River Thames in East London, connecting Woolwich to the south with North Woolwich to the north.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caledon_Shipbuilding_%26_Engineering_Company

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