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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 Crewing of British Coastal Colliers, 1870-1914

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/9780986497308.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the employment conditions on British coastal ships between 1870 and 1914, focussing on the modern and industrial screw collier fleet on the east coast, which previous studies ... More


The Pay and Conditions of Merchant Seamen

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/9780986497384.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the conditions of crewmen during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries through the systems of payment and wages. It explores the methods by which wages were calculated - such ... More


The Merchant Seamen

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/9780986497384.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the role of the crewmen in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries by focussing on their identities, relationship with the sea, and career rewards. It begins by listing the ... More


The “Old” Navy, Late 1500s-1652

Jaap R. Bruijn

in The Dutch Navy of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497353
eISBN:
9781786944498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497353.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section explores the Dutch Republic’s navy in the late 1500s through to 1652, which Bruijn classifies as the ‘Old’ navy period. It is divided into four sections: naval operations against Spain ... More


Notes towards a Franco-American Mediterranean “From Below”

Nathan Perl-Rosenthal

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the day-to-day lives and interactions of seamen and maritime crew within Franco-American shipping at the end of the eighteenth century. It analyses what it considers ‘culturally ... More


The Government and the Shipping Industry

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/9780986497384.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the level of involvement of the British government in mercantile shipping during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It provides the history behind the 1651 Navigation Act ... More


The Problem of Piracy in the Newfoundland Fishery in the Aftermath of the War of the Spanish Succession

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the brief resurgence of piracy in Newfoundland between the years 1717 and 1725. It places the developments in Newfoundland within the context of North Atlantic piracy in the ... More


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