William Sloan & Co. Ltd., Glasgow: 1825-1968

William Sloan and Co. Ltd. was best known for its passenger and cargo service between Glasgow, Belfast and the Bristol Channel. This book outlines the history of the company, from its early days transporting chemicals between Glasgow and Hull, Newcastle and London, through the introduction of steamers and the changes that took place over the years on the Bristol Channel service until the final voyage in 1968. During its 143 years the company was served by 22 sailing and 36 powered vessels, and all are fully detailed. There are 23 photographs and the cover depicts the house flags and funnel colours used over the years.

Authors: G.E. Langmuir & G.H. Somner
ISBN: 0-905617-42-8
Publication Date: March 1987
Member’s price: £1+p&p (£0.66 UK, £1.55 EU & Rest of the World)
Non-member’s price: £1.50+p& (£0.66 UK, £1.55 EU & Rest of the World)

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