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BUXTON, Denis Alfred Jex (1895 - 1964), Director: Uganda Co. Ltd; Cory’s Associated Wharves

BANES, George Edward (1828 - 1907), JP; wharfinger and bonded warehouse keeper, Colonial and Granite Wharves, Wapping, E, and 37–38 Mark Lane, EC

STEPHENS, James Henry (1862 - 1937), Chairman Booths Distilleries Ltd (retired 1937), and of Carlton and Ritz Hotels Ltd, Colonial Wharves Ltd, Meux’s Brewery Company Ltd; Director of Yorkshire Insurance Company Limited, etc.; Member of Council of London Chamber of Commerce

THOMSON, (Francis) Vernon (1881 - 1953), of Dodd, Thomson & Co., Ltd, Chairman of the King Line, Ltd, London; Chm. and Managing Director of Union-Castle Mail SS Co., Ltd; Chairman of Bullard, King & Co., Ltd; Chm. of London and Thames Haven Oil Wharves, Ltd; Principal Shipping Adviser and Controller of Commercial Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, subsequently Ministry of War Transport, 1939–46; Chm. of Tramp Shipping Subsidy Committee, 1935, 1936 and 1937; Chairman of Tramp Shipping Administrative Committee, 1935–37; President of the Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom, 1936–37; (Hon.) Assistant Director of Ship Management Branch, Ministry of Shipping, 1918–21; and Vice-Chairman of Ship Licensing Committee, 1919–20; Chairman of London General Shipowners’ Society, 1928–29; Chairman of Baltic Mercantile and Shipping Exchange, 1931–33; Chairman of Documentary Committee of the Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom, 1923–35; Member of the Committee of Lloyd’s Register of Shipping since 1927; Member of Council of King George’s Fund for Sailors since 1938; Hon. Life-Governor of Royal National Lifeboat Institution, 1938; Hon. Treasurer, Royal Alfred Merchant Seamen’s Society; Mem. of Cttee of Management of HMS Worcester

 

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A wharf is any structure affixed to dry land which extends into water (generally supported by piles) and allows ships to draw alongside (e.g. for passenger or cargo loading and ...

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