John Cashmore Ltd

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John Cashmore Ltd (also known as J Cashmore, or simply as Cashmore's or other derivations) was a company based at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales. It has become known for its work scrapping redundant British railway locomotives and it also ran a shipbreaking or scrapping business on the River Usk. It scrapped many ex-Royal Navy ships including the following:[1]

The company was found by a member of the Cashmore family which already ran a steel stockholding business in the Midlands.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) [1969]. Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475. 
  2. ^ Cranage, John (25 June 2009). "Entrepreneur Norman Cashmore dies". Birmingham Post.net. Retrieved 23 Feb 2011. 

Publications[edit]

Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) [1969]. Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475. 

See also[edit]

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