George Rose

George Rose, Sailmaker, 18, Dundas Street, S.S.—

    The sail making industry is naturally very extensively carried on in Glasgow, owing to the amount of shipping trade connected with the city. A thriving and important business in this line is carried on under the direction of Mr. George Rose, who is the proprietor of an establishment at 18,Dundas Street, S.S. The premises comprise a spacious loft, where an efficient and skilled staff of hands are employed. The above-mentioned firm have always maintained a first-class reputation for the superior quality of the good’s constructed, and only the most experienced hands are employed.

    Among the recent orders that have been executed may be mentioned the fitting out of the ship Albuera, built by Messrs. J, & G. Thomson, Clydebank, for Messrs. John Hardie & Co., shipowners, Glasgow ; likewise the barque Vosshead, for John Hay, Esq., Glasgow ; and the Royal Mail saloon steamer Davaar, trading between Glasgow and Campbeltown. Both vessels were built by the London and Glasgow Engineering and Iron Shipbuilding Company. Other orders included many coasting steamers, built by Messrs. John Fullerton & Co. and Messrs. J. McArthur & Co., shipbuilders, Paisley. In each case the work has been executed to the entire satisfaction of the respective builders and owners. A large trade is done among a first-class connection in Glasgow, and also with vessels of all nationalities trading to the port, and the business is continually increasing.

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