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Collection: Gourock Ropeworks Export Co Ltd (GUAS Ref: UGD 42/6/3)

The Gourock Ropeworks Export Co Ltd, Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, Scotland, was created as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Gourock Ropeworks Co Ltd, Port Glasgow.  The company was registered in 1903 to act as general exports and importers and trade in merchandise of all kinds beyond just the rope and canvas products of the Gourock Ropeworks Co Ltd.  The company also took over the Gourock Ropeworks Co Ltd branches in Australia and South Africa.

The records are unclear, but it is assumed that the company ceased to exist in 1943 by which time much of the firm's work was being undertaken by individual subsidiary companies of the Gourock Ropeworks Co Ltd.

Photograph of the Gourock Ropeworks' office in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  It opened in 1888 and traded chiefly in manila rope, cotton, and flax sail cloth.  (GUAS Ref: UGD 42/9/4/2.  Copyright reserved.)This photograph shows an office opened by Gourock Ropeworks Export Co Ltd in Buenos Aires in 1888 and it traded mainly in manila rope, cotton and flax sail cloth.

(GUAS Ref: UGD 42/9/4/2. Copyright reserved.)

For further information on the Gourock Ropeworks Export Co Ltd archive, please see the online catalogue.