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Shipbuilding and Repairing, Engineering and other Maritime Trades

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter outlines the development of shipbuilding in Liverpool during the late seventeenth century to the late nineteenth century. It discusses the city’s initial success in the business but ... More


Liverpool Shipowners, the Mediterranean, and the Transition from Sail to Steam During the Mid-Nineteenth Century

P.L. Cottrell

in From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

P.L. Cottrell’s essay explores significant developments in Merseyside trade with the Mediterranean, with a special emphasis on the transition from sale to steam. Cottrell reviews the nature of ... More


Bigots or Patriots? The Political and Religious Allegiances of the Liverpool Ships' Carpenters, 1815-1851

Frank Neal

in From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Frank Neal examines the organisation of ship carpenters in Liverpool, demonstrating how this affected shipowning and shipbuilding in the port. In the first half of the century the group of indigenous ... More


Alfred Jones: Integration and Adversity in Liverpool

Adrian Jarvis

in From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Adrian Jarvis’ contribution looks at the role of Alfred Jones (about whom Peter Davies has written extensively) in the development of the port system on the Mersey. Jarvis explores how Jones placed ... More


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