Poole & Steel

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Poole & Steel was a major Australian engineering, railway rolling stock manufacturer and shipbuilding company. It had facilities located in Balmain, New South Wales and Osborne, South Australia. The company was set up by Arthur Hugh Poole and James Steel.[1]

The shipyard at Osborne was sold to the Government of South Australia in 1937.[2]

Products of Balmain[edit]

Products of Osborne[edit]


  1. ^ "Messrs Poole and Steel". The Sydney Morning Herald, Monday 20 March 1911, p.4. Retrieved 13 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Purchase Of Port River Site". The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA), Friday 8 January 1937, p.23. Retrieved 13 September 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "Shipbuilding Plant Sold At Osbourne". The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA), Thursday 21 January 1937, p.21. Retrieved 13 September 2011.