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A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Malcolm Tull

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128824
eISBN:
9781786944825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume concerns the history of the Australian port of Fremantle, located on the edge of Western Australia and the Indian Ocean, throughout the hundred years of frequent changes to its structure ... More


The Establishment of the Fremantle Harbour Trust

Malcolm Tull

in A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128824
eISBN:
9781786944825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides details about the establishment of the Fremantle Harbour Trust - following the model established by the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board of 1857 - and explores the Fremantle ... More


The Shipping of Fremantle

Malcolm Tull

in A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128824
eISBN:
9781786944825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the development of port activity to suit the movement of ships. Over the course of the twentieth century the average vessel size grew from 5200 to 19,000 gross registered tons. ... More


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