J. Crichton & Company

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J. Crichton and Company
Industry Transportation
Fate Ceased Operations
Founded 1913 (1913)
Founder James Crichton
Defunct 1935 (1935)
Headquarters Saltney, Flintshire (1913–1935), Wales
Connah's Quay, Flintshire (1918–1935)
, Wales
Number of locations
Products stern-wheeler, coaster, barge, ferry, lightship, launch, tug, yacht
Services vessel repair, yacht and small boat repowering, upgrades, full service boat marina facility

J. Crichton and Company was a ship building company based at Saltney, Flintshire, North Wales. The company was set up by James Crichton in 1913. In 1918, the company acquired another shipyard, at Connah's Quay.

The company built stern-wheelers, coasters, barges, ferries, lightships, launches, tugs, and yachts.

The Saltney Yard closed in 1935.

See also[edit]


  • Middlemiss, Norman L. (1994). British Shipbuilding Yards. Vol. 1: North-East Coast. North Shields: Shield Publications. ISBN 1871128110. OCLC 33017457.