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#356836 - 12th Oct 2009 10:38pm Graysons ship yard
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Hamelton Square can be seen in the center of the photograph
Grayson ship yard was next too cammel lairds
reference from here
http://www.wirralhistory.net/Birkenhead.html
more references and links here too!
http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=24184

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#356878 - 13th Oct 2009 9:00am Re: Graysons ship yard [Re: purfek]
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My grandfather was very good friends with a person who was a ship designer, he worked for Graysons, sadly i don't know anything else.
I take it that Grayson, Rollo and Clover was a later name of the company, i seem to remember that my grandfather did quite a bit of road haulage for them during the second world war.

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#356980 - 13th Oct 2009 1:15pm Re: Graysons ship yard [Re: purfek]
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The small dry dock 2nd from right has what looks like a paddle ferry boat in it,used irfanview to enlarge area.

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#693040 - 14th May 2012 12:13pm Re: Graysons ship yard
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Graysons Ship Repaireres, I think this was later to become the Western Ship Repairers


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#693041 - 14th May 2012 12:14pm Re: Graysons ship yard [Re: pablo42]
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Same place, 1850


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