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

Lewis Johnman and Hugh Murphy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893403
eISBN:
9781786944641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893403.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This work studies the history of two major Scottish shipbuilding firms based on the River Clyde - Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company and Lithgows Limited. It traces each firm’s origin, ... More


Shipbuilding in the United Kingdom in the Nineteenth Century: A Regional Approach

Simon Ville (ed.)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588535
eISBN:
9781786944900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588535.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume tackles the history of Shipbuilding in the United Kingdom in the Nineteenth Century by breaking it down into six regions:- Northeast England; Southeast England; Southwest England; ... More


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

Lewis R. Fischer (ed.)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume is dedicated to Maritime Business History, by means of commemorating the career of Professor Peter Neville Davies, a prominent member of the Economic and Social History department of the ... More


Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Simon Ville and David M. Williams (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume seeks to explore the vast history of international maritime business, focussing on themes of management, finance, and labour. Each essay considers the economics of maritime industries and ... More


Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Frank Broeze (ed.)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume seeks to critically review the contemporary state of maritime historiography, as it stands at the volume’s publication date of 1995. The volume is comprised of thirteen essays, each ... 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

This section of the journal is comprised of essays exploring the local maritime history of Liverpool and Merseyside. P.L. Cottrell studies Merseyside trade with the Mediterranean; Frank Neal ... More


Conclusion

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/9780973893403.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

The conclusion cites management failure as the core reason for the decline of Scott Lithgow, a combination of the inaccurately perceived superiority of British ships; reluctance to modernise; and ... More


New Directions in Mediterranean Maritime History

Gelina Harlaftis and Carmel Vassallo (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007381
eISBN:
9781786944665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007381.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study seeks to correct the underrepresentation of Mediterranean maritime history in academic publications, in attempt to understand the multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment in which ... 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


Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

Christopher Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940667
eISBN:
9781786944412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

In a time of great need for Britain, a small coterie of influential businessmen gained access to secret information on industrial mobilisation as advisers to the Principal Supply Officers Committee. ... More


Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Henry T. Chen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study provides a detailed study of the fishing nation of Taiwan at a regional and local level in order to address the lack of academic research into the Taiwanese fishing industry in comparison ... More


The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This journal comprises the edited diaries of Canadian seafarer, Joseph Salter, arranged chronologically from 1839 through to 1899, chronicling the many voyages of his career. He took employment with ... More


Victor Chapman, Head of Shipbuilding Branch, Board of Trade, Ministry of Technology, Department of Trade and Industry, Secretary to the Shipbuilding Inquiry Committee

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0040
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Victor Chapman, Head of Shipbuilding Branch, Board of Trade, Ministry of Technology, Department of Trade and Industry, Secretary to the Shipbuilding Inquiry Committee. Details The ... More


Cliff Baylis, Under Secretary (Shipbuilding) Ministry of Technology, Director, Shipbuilders and Repairers National Association

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0041
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Cliff Baylis, Under Secretary (Shipbuilding) Ministry of Technology, Director, Shipbuilders and Repairers National Association. Details The Civil Servants, Board of Trade, Shipbuilding ... More


Barry Barker, Director, Shipbuilding Industry Board

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0042
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Barry Barker, Director, Shipbuilding Industry Board. Details The Civil Servants, Board of Trade, Shipbuilding Enquiry Committee, Shipbuilding Industry.


Vivian Marchant, Head of Shipbuilding Division, Department of Industry

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0043
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Vivian Marchant, Head of Shipbuilding Division, Department of Industry. Details The Civil Servants, Board of Trade, Shipbuilding Enquiry Committee, Shipbuilding Industry.


The Dutch Navy of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Jaap R. Bruijn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497353
eISBN:
9781786944498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a reprint of Jaap R. Bruijn’s 1993 book, The Dutch Navy, which offers an English-language overview of the history of the Dutch Navy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It is ... More


Introduction

Stig Tenold

in Tankers in Trouble: orwegian Shipping and the Crisis of the 1970s and 1980s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893427
eISBN:
9781786944627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter introduces the aims and structure of the journal. The aims are twofold:- to demonstrate the causes and effects of the shipping crisis that gripped the international shipping community ... More


Shipbuilding

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/9780969588504.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning Shipbuilding throughout history, within Britain and overseas.


Sir Eric Yarrow, Chairman, Yarrow Shipbuilders, Scotstoun

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

in Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Interview with Sir Eric Yarrow, Chairman, Yarrow Shipbuilders, Scotstoun. Details experience working on the Upper Clyde.


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