Scott of Kinghorn

Scott of Kinghorn was a shipbuilding company at Kinghorn near Burntisland, Fife, Scotland.

Scott Of Kinghorn
TypePrivate
IndustryShipbuilding
Defunct1909
HeadquartersKinghorn, Fife, Scotland

BackgroundEdit

The company was founded as J Scott and Company and was trading by the 1870s. Its products included paddle ferries for the Firth of Forth. By the 1900s Scott owned an engine works that built triple-expansion engines for large steamships. The company suffered a trade slump in the Edwardian era and ceased production in 1909.[1]

Ships builtEdit

  • Birkenhead (1894)
  • Scottish Maid (1899)
  • Lady Evelyn (1900)
  • Ebenezer (1903)
  • Duranbah (1905)
  • TSS Kempsey (1907)
  • Orara (1907)
  • Eumeralla (1908)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scott of Kinghorn". Grace's Guide: The Best of British Engineering 1750–1960s. 27 June 2012. Retrieved 15 February 2015.

Further readingEdit

  • Middlemiss, Norman L (1995). British Shipbuilding Yards. 3. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Shield.[page needed]