John Brown and Company
John Brown and Company was a Scottish shipbuilding concern during the Dreadnought Era. Originally founded as an engineering firm, it acquired the J. and G. Thomson shipbuilding firm, which had been winning contracts to build destroyers for the Royal Navy in 1899. Operation then continued under the Brown name.
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