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.

J. Crichton and Company
Founded1913 (1913)
FounderJames Crichton
Defunct1935 (1935)
FateCeased Operations
Saltney, Flintshire (1913–1935), Wales
Connah's Quay, Flintshire (1918–1935)
Number of locations
Productsstern-wheeler, coaster, barge, ferry, lightship, launch, tug, yacht
Servicesvessel repair, yacht and small boat repowering, upgrades, full service boat marina facility

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

The Saltney Yard closed in 1935.

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