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Overviews of Liverpool and Public Events

David Seed (ed.)

in American Travellers in Liverpool

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622041
eISBN:
9781800343467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622041.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter concludes its survey with examples testifying to Liverpool’s established standing as one of the main sea-ports of Britain. It reflects the striking development of transatlantic cruise ... More


Some Official Listings of "Vessels Navigated by Steam" in Britain up to 1851: Evidence and Interpretation

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/9780986497377.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter collects early steamship figures on a national and port level in order to address the lack of early steamship statistics (highlighted in Chapter One) and to the establish rates of ... More


Early Steamboat Services and Their Impact in North Wales, 1817-1840s

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/9780986497377.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the impact of the early steamboat in North Wales, a region underexplored by maritime historians in regard to steam technology. It concentrates on period between 1817 and the ... More


The Beginnings of a New Technology: The Constructors of Early Steamboats, 1812-1822

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/9780986497377.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter considers the engineering and building work involved in the construction of early steamships, using a list of steamboats built between 1811 and 1822 that the authors discovered in ... More


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