The History of Leith

November 12, 2008

The old Salvesons Offices in Leith


(c) John Arthur

150 years ago Christian Salvesen left Norway to join his brother’s business in Scotland. In this abridged article from SM., A.J. Barratt traces the history of the company he created and looks at some of the ships it employed in the timber, whale oil and coal trades. for more click here

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