William Doxford and Sons

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    "W. Doxford and Sons Ltd, often referred to simply as Doxford, was a British shipbuilding company established in 1857 by William Doxford. Based in Pallion, Sunderland, on the River Wear in Northeast England. [1] 1840 William Doxford, Senior began building wooden ships at Cox Green on the upper reaches of the Wear. Although there was a slump in wooden shipbuilding in the 1840s, Doxfords survived. 1857 Moved to larger premises down river, at Pallion, which was West of his later shipyard. William Doxford, Junior started to work in his father's yard......"
  • Owner

    Grace's Guide: British Industrial History
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    Link: http://www.gracesguide.co.uk/William_Doxford_and_Sons
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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