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Nationalism in Shipping in the Interwar Years

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/9780986497322.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter addresses the influence of nationalism in the shipping industry during the interwar period and how its presence in various maritime nations affected British shipping. It groups countries ... More


The Growth of the Shipping Interests, 1910-1919

Gordon Boyce

in The Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business Enterprise: The Furness Interest, 1892-1919

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497391
eISBN:
9781786944450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497391.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the growth of the Furness Group’s shipping services between 1910 and 1919, as world trade, shipping values, and freight rates escalated after a brief slump. It charts the wave ... More


Diversification into the Industrial Sector, 1895-1901

Gordon Boyce

in The Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business Enterprise: The Furness Interest, 1892-1919

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497391
eISBN:
9781786944450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497391.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter follows the diversification of the Furness Group into the industrial sector between 1895 and 1901, as it accumulated coal, steel, engineering, and shipbuilding firms. This period saw a ... More


Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Silvia Marzagalli, James R. Sofka, and John McCusker (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study analyses the presence of American ships, merchants, and interests in the Mediterranean region in the first decades following the independence of the United States, and seeks to understand ... More


Port Policies: Seaport Planning around the North Atlantic, 1850-1939

Lewis R. Fischer

in Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final essay explores the proposal of an integrated ports policy in the North Atlantic. It describes a proposed Canadian national ports policy, and attempts to explain why it never came to pass. ... More


Shipowning and Resource Allocation

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/9780986497322.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter continues to explore the economics of British shipping enterprises in relation to the necessary factors for economic expansion, by evaluating international competition and the cost of ... More


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