J. Samuel White and Company Limited 1898 - 1972
1898-1972, ship, boat, aeroplane and marine engine builder, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England
1805 - John Samuel White founded J. S. White.
1891 - name changed to J. Samuel White and Co.
1898 - Company incorporated.
1912 - secured order for six Chilean destroyers.
1913 - opened J. Samuel White and Company Aircraft Department with Howard T White as General Manager.
1919 - following the death of J.S. White, his sons sold their shares, marking the end of direct White family involvement in the company.
1922 - established the Island Transport Company for transport between Cowes and Southampton.
1924 - built the modern paddle steamer, Crested Eagle for the General Steam Navigation Company.
1972 - Company taken over by Elliot Corporation of the USA for the production of turbo-compressors.