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English Electric
Fate Acquired by GEC
Successor BAC
Founded 1918
Defunct 1968
Headquarters Lancashire
headquartered at Strand, London
Subsidiaries D. Napier & Son (1942-)
The Marconi Company (1948-)
Vulcan Foundry (1955-)
Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns (1955-)
English Electric Aviation (1958-)
English Electric Leo Marconi (1964-)

English Electric (EE) was a British industrial manufacturer. Founded in 1918, it initially specialised in industrial electric motors and transformers. Its activities would expand to include railway locomotives and traction equipment, steam turbines, consumer electronics, guided missiles, aircraft and computers.

English Electric Diesel Engines

English Electric Diesel Engines was the diesel engine division of English Electric. It built diesel engines under the names English Electric, Napier and Dorman.

Napier Deltic, Alycidon
A diesel locomotive built by English Electric

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