Person/Organisation NameJohn I Thornycroft and Company; 1864-2010
Corporate NameJohn I Thornycroft and Company
Dates1864-2010
ActivityJohn I. Thornycroft & Company Limited, usually known simply as Thornycroft was a British shipbuilding firm founded by John Isaac Thornycroft in Chiswick in 1866. It moved to Woolston, Southampton, in 1908, merging in 1966 with Vosper & Company to form one organisation called Vosper Thornycroft. From 2002 to 2010 the company acquired several international and US based defence and services companies, and changed name to the VT Group. In 2010 the company was absorbed by Babcock International who retained the UK and international operations, but sold the US based operations to the American Jordan Company, who took the name VT Group.
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BUS/6/1/3/1/5Parts
BUS/6/1/3/1/8Petrol piping
BUS/6/1/3/1/11Oil piping
BUS/6/1/6/1'The Engineering Students "If"
BUS/6/1/6Personal items
BUS/6/1/1/1Miss England II
BUS/6/1/1Reports
BUS/6/1/2/2'Marine Engines: types, installation and operation'
BUS/6/1/3Drawings
BUS/6/1/2Lectures
BUS/6/1/3/1/4Gas starting arrangement
BUS/6/1/3/1/7Water piping
BUS/6/1/3/1/1'Diagrammatic layout of Thorneycroft Paraffin Vapouriser'
BUS/6/1/4Press items
BUS/6/1/3/1/9Water and draining piping
BUS/6/1/1/2'Report Regarding the Running of Installation Items and Trials of Miss England III
BUS/6/1/3/1/3Systems and layouts
BUS/6/1/4/2News cuttings
BUS/6/1/4/4Poster
BUS/6/1/3/3/1Lubricating system
BUS/6/1/3/3Marketing: drawings and photographs
BUS/6/1/4/1Photographic prints
BUS/6/1/6/2'The Lamb and Flag'
BUS/6/1/3/1/10Gear box
BUS/6/1/2/1'The Machinery Installation of Miss England III'
BUS/6/1/2/3Advertising
BUS/6/1/3/1Technical drawings
BUS/6/1/3/2Non-technical drawings
BUS/6/1/5Pamphlets
BUS/6/1/3/1/2Water and oil
BUS/6/1/6/3Notecards on Churches
BUS/31John I Thornycroft and Company
BUS/6/1/4/3Articles
BUS/6/1/3/1/6Cooling and lubrication systems
BUS/6/1Miss England III
BUS/6John I Thornycroft & Company
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