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The Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business Enterprise: The Furness Interest, 1892-1919

Gordon Boyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497391
eISBN:
9781786944450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497391.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is an in-depth case study of the Furness Withy and Co Shipping Group, which operated both tramp and liner services and was one of the five major British shipping groups of the early ... More


The Significance of Coastal Shipping in British Domestic Transport, 1550-1830

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/9780986497308.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the significance of coastal shipping as a method of domestic transport in Britain in the sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. The aim is to demonstrate ... More


Maritime Transport and Migration: The Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks

Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stephane Hoste, and Stephen Vanfraechem (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893434
eISBN:
9781786944610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893434.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study explores the connection between global maritime and migration networks to better understand the acceleration of the transatlantic migration rate that took place in the latter half of the ... More


Late Nineteenth-Century Freight Rates Revisited: Some Evidence from the British Coastal Coal Trade

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/9780986497308.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses previous studies of maritime freight rates and offers a statistical and economic analysis of the British coastal trade. It explores the methodology of calculating freight rates, ... More


The Shipping Depression of 1901 to 1911; The Experience of Freight Rates in the British Coastal Coal Trade

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/9780986497308.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the shipping depression between 1901 and 1911 and how it affected the freight rates of the coastal trade. As relatively little research relates to the coastal sector during this ... More


The Question Answered

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter returns to the original question laid out at the start of the volume: why the tonnage of British ships declined by an enormous amount between 1900 and 1960. It brings together the ... More


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