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Sir Eric Grant Yarrow, 3rd Baronet, MBE, DL, FRSE (23 April 1920 – 22 September 2018)[1] was a British businessman. He was born in Surrey, England.

After serving during World War II, he worked at Yarrow Shipbuilders, in 1946, later becoming President of Yarrow plc until 1987, and was Chairman of Clydesdale Bank from 1985 to 1991.

Yarrow was appointed a Vice-President of RINA in 1972 as well as serving as Prime Warden of the Shipwrights' Company (1970–71), among other charitable activities.

Yarrow was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for military service in 1946.[2]

Yarrow died on 22 September 2018 at the age of 98.[3]


  1. "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2014. "Sir Eric Yarrow, Chairman, Clydesdale Bank, 1985–91, is 92" 
  2. "Sir Eric Grant Yarrow". Frost's Scottish Who's Who. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
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