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Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering, 1945-1965

Lewis Johnman and Hugh Murphy

in Scott Lithgow: Dejá Vu All Over Again! The Rise and Fall of a Shipbuilding Company

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893403
eISBN:
9781786944641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893403.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter returns to Scotts and details the company history between 1945 and 1965. It examines how Scotts adjusted to the immediate postwar period and the changes to shipping: an industry which ... More


British Steam Navigation, 1812 to the 1850s: A Bibliographical and Historiographical Review

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/9780986497377.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This opening chapter is a bibliographical and historiographical survey of British steam navigation from 1812 through to the 1850s. Its purpose is to provide a contextual framework for the subsequent ... More


British Shipping from the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present

Sarah Palmer

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay charts the considerable decline of the British shipping industry in the twentieth century. Sarah Palmer demonstrates that growing distance between shipowners and shipbuilders; tremendous ... More


Industrial Operations and Performance, 1900-1914

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/9780986497391.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the operations of the Furness Group’s industrial holdings between 1900 and 1914, and investigates the reasons for their varied performance. It considers Christopher Furness’ ... More


Ships and Shipbuilders in the Eighteenth Century

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the developments in shipbuilding and the evolving role of shipbuilders across England over the course of the eighteenth century. Like the previous chapter it often compares ... More


Déjà vu All over Again: Trafalgar House, 1984-1988

Lewis Johnman and Hugh Murphy

in Scott Lithgow: Dejá Vu All Over Again! The Rise and Fall of a Shipbuilding Company

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893403
eISBN:
9781786944641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893403.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the Trafalgar House ownership of Scott Lithgows; the disastrous Ocean Alliance contract; and the accusations of negligence Trafalgar House made against British Shipbuilders (BS) ... More


Ships and Shipbuilders in the Seventeenth Century

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the development of ships and the role of shipbuilders across England during the seventeenth century. It begins by examining the technical changes to ships in the sixteenth ... More


“A New and Very Modern Business:” The Traffic and Operations of the Early Steamship

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/9780986497377.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the impact of the steamship on maritime business and operations. It examines the new requirements necessary for shipbuilders and shipowners to attain, which included meeting ... More


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