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The Troubled Years: The Interwar Period

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines British shipping in the interwar period, with the intent of understanding why tonnage levels had dropped to 5.1 million tons below the pre-war growth rate by 1939. It examines ... More


War and Reconstruction

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter presents the effects of the First World War on the future of the British shipping industry. It examines shipping tonnage statistics to demonstrates Britain’s loss of three million tons ... More


Competition or Co-operation in the Global Shipping Industry: The Origins and Impact of the Conference System for British Shipowners before 1914

Robert G. Greenhill

in Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter assesses the role of conference system from its formation through to 1914. During the nineteenth century a sharp and persistent increase in competition between shipowners over trade and ... More


High Water: The Pre-1914 Period

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a history of the pre-1914 period in British shipping. It determines and summarises the four factors that led to British domination of the ocean as the extent of their colonial ... More


International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Comparative Dimension

Lewis R. Fischer and Even Lange (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book compiles seven essays concerning changes to merchant shipping over the hundred and fifty years between 1850 and 2000, and spanning a range of countries, with particular focus on Norway, ... More


The Structure of the British Industry

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a thorough account of the structure of the British shipping industry as it stood in 1960. It examines fleet ownership and provides a detailed summary of the eight liner ... More


British Tramp Shipping, 1750-1914

Robin Craig

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007343
eISBN:
9781786944702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007343.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study explores the history of tramp-shipping in the United Kingdom, between 1750 and 1914. It defines ‘tramp’ as steamships exclusively hulled with iron or steel. The purpose of the journal is ... More


Economics of Shipping Enterprises

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the economics of British shipping enterprises in relation to the necessary factors for economic expansion. It examines the economics of different ship types - cargo liners, ... More


Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Lars U. Scholl

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book presents twelve essays by historian David M. Williams, in order to pay tribute to his career. The essays stretch from 1807 through to the end of the nineteenth century, and address both ... More


The Problem Defined

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter introduces the journal and its approach to the question of why the British shipping industry declined at tremendous rate between 1900 and 1960. It outlines the possible answers - the ... More


Michael Haines, Acting Finance Director, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1977

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0052
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Michael Haines, Acting Finance Director, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1977. Details experience working with British Shipbuilders Plc.


Reg Arnell, Board Member for Finance, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1977-1991

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0053
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Reg Arnell, Board Member for Finance, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1977-1991. Details experience working with British Shipbuilders Plc.


The Question Answered

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter returns to the original question laid out at the start of the volume: why the tonnage of British ships declined by an enormous amount between 1900 and 1960. It brings together the ... More


Michael Casey, Chief Executive, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1977-1980

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0050
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Michael Casey, Chief Executive, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1977-1980. Details experience working with British Shipbuilders Plc.


Dr. Martin Stopford, Group Economist, Director of Business Development, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1977-1988

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0054
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Dr. Martin Stopford, Group Economist, Director of Business Development, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1977-1988. Details experience working with British Shipbuilders Plc.


R.J. Daniel, Board Member for Warshipbuilding, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1979-1984

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0056
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with R.J. Daniel, Board Member for Warshipbuilding, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1979-1984. Details experience working with British Shipbuilders Plc.


Geoff Fuller, Board Member for Warshipbuilding, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1983-1986

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0059
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Geoff Fuller, Board Member for Warshipbuilding, British Shipbuilders Plc, 1983-1986. Details experience working with British Shipbuilders Plc.


The Role of Foreign-born Agents in the Development of Mass Migrant Travel through Britain, 1851-1924

Nicholas J. Evans

in Maritime Transport and Migration: The Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893434
eISBN:
9781786944610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893434.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines how Britain profited from the foreign component of the passenger trade through the employment of foreign-born agents in the development of British business ventures. It ... More


The Seamen

Robin Craig

in British Tramp Shipping, 1750-1914

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007343
eISBN:
9781786944702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007343.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section explores the link between a rise in competence and productivity within the shipping industry, and the dissemination of printed guides for master mariners during the nineteenth century, ... More


Peter Milne, Managing Director, Swan Hunter, and Board Member of British Shipbuilders

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0018
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Peter Milne, Managing Director, Swan Hunter, and Board Member of British Shipbuilders. Details experience working on the Tyne.


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