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Physical Infrastructures: Port Development and Planning

Gordon Boyce

in Resources and Infrastructures in the Maritime Economy, 1500-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007329
eISBN:
9781786944726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007329.003.0103
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final section explores the physical infrastructures of port planning and development through analysis of two distinct areas. The first sub-section offers a case-study of the economy, traffic, ... More


Shipping and Trade, Port and Regionally-Based Studies

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning the Shipping Industry, subdivided by specific region and port, as follows:- Britain:- London; North-East, Humberside, East Anglia; Cinque Ports; ... More


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

Lewis R. Fischer and Adrian Jarvis (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a collection of ten essays concerning various aspects of ports, port towns, and port history, by means of tribute to the maritime historian, Gordon Jackson. The volumes begins with an ... More


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


Technological Advance and Innovation: The Diffusion of the Early Steamship in the United Kingdom, 1812-1834

John Armstrong and David M. Williams

in The Impact of Technological Change: The Early Steamship in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497377
eISBN:
9781786944474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497377.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the process of diffusion of early steamship technology across the United Kingdom between the commencement of commercial services in 1812 through to 1834. It aims to demonstrate ... More


The Coastal Trade of Connah's Quay in the Early Twentieth Century: A Preliminary Investigation

John Armstrong

in The Vital Spark: The British Coastal Trade, 1700-1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497308
eISBN:
9781786944542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497308.003.0016
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores one of the few existing sources for coastal trade activity in ports - the trade records of Connah’s Quay on the River Dee between 1905 and 1914. It examines the port register, ... More


Some Official Listings of "Vessels Navigated by Steam" in Britain up to 1851: Evidence and Interpretation

John Armstrong and David M. Williams

in The Impact of Technological Change: The Early Steamship in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497377
eISBN:
9781786944474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497377.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter collects early steamship figures on a national and port level in order to address the lack of early steamship statistics (highlighted in Chapter One) and to the establish rates of ... More


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