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William Beardmore and CoWilliam Beardmore and Company was a Scottish engineering and shipbuilding company based in Glasgow and the surrounding areas.
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- The same four-cylinder engine as in the taxis was offered in conventional lorry chassis of 1.5 tonnes in the 1920s.
- The Scottish Motor Co bought nine with 15-seat bodies in 1925, They were only kept for four years.
- Beardmore was a pioneer in developing 'heavy oiled engines' in the 1930s, otherwise known today as 'diesel' engines.
- 1935 The Beardmore engines were not reliable and production ceased in 1935.
- WW1 Licensed builder of the Sopwith Pup and produced the Beardmore WB 111 for carrier operations and the Nieuport 20.
- 1920 February. Motor Boat and Marine and Stationary Engine Exhibition. Showed 120 bhp four-cylinder two-cycle hot-bulb engine.
Sources: Grace's Guide
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