George Gibson & Company

“George Gibson and Company” includes the fleet list and history of a Leith shipping company which can trace its origins back to 1797. Originally in ship- contains brief details of almost 1500 ships broking, the company bought its first ships in 1844 to carry on its trade with European ports which lasted until the mid-1960s. Since then Gibsons made the transition into the carriage of liguified gas, and then became associated with Anchor Line. This 80-page, A5 book, which describes 130 ships, is illustrated by 60 photographs.

Authors: Graeme Somner
ISBN: 0-905617-46-0
Publication Date: May 1988
Member’s price: £1+p&p (£1.53 UK, £4.00 EU & Rest of the World)
Non-member’s price: £1.50+p&p (£1.53 UK, £4.00 EU & Rest of the World)

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