- May 22, 2023
- Posted by: Stone Marine Shipcare
- Category: Stone Marine Shipcare News
From 1939 to 1945, J. Stone & Co. and Manganese Bronze & Brass Co. worked around the clock to produce many items for the war effort.
One key item was propellers.
They produced 22,000 propellers.
From our records we can confidently say that nearly all the Royal Navy vessels engaged in the Battle of the Atlantic operated propellers manufactured by Stones & Manganese Bronze Brass Co.
Add to this a significant contribution to aircraft support vessels.
Here is the breakdown of the vessels that these propellers were supplied to –
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