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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


The Tide of Democracy: Shipyard Workers and Social Relations in Britain, 1870-1950

Alastair J. Reid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081033
eISBN:
9781781702949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081033.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This study examines British shipbuilding and industrial relations from 1870 to 1950, addressing economic, social, and political history to provide a holistic approach to industry, trade unionism, and ... More


The World's Largest Shipbuilder

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter, within the context of the shipbuilding industry in the acutely competitive decade of the 1970s, examines the hypothesis that the diversified business (industrial) group provides a ... More


Spanish Naval Power

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines Spain's various fleets (including in the Mediterranean galleys) in the reign of Carlos II and their crucial role in holding empire together, above all by maintaining ... 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


The Growth of the Market

P. A. Geroski

in The Evolution of New Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248896
eISBN:
9780191596308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248893.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Shows how the dominant design shapes the nature of the competition in the new mass market. Using the mobile market as an example, it describes the typical pattern of market growth as a logistic one, ... 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


Shipbuilding and Aircraft

Hiroyuki Odagiri and Akira Goto

in Technology and Industrial Development in Japan: Building Capabilities by Learning, Innovation and Public Policy

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288022
eISBN:
9780191684555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288022.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter combines its discussion of the shipbuilding and aircraft manufacturing industries, since the majority of aircraft manufacturers were originally shipbuilders. These manufacturers include ... 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


Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Jun Kimura

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book clarifies the dynamics of shipbuilding traditions evolved in East Asia, explained based on the detailed investigations of excavated ships in the region. The previous shipwreck study in East ... 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


Conclusion

Jun Kimura

in Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chapter concludes the historical development of shipbuilding technologies in East Asia over the centuries, assessed at a regional level and from the viewpoint of maritime archaeology. The ... 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


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


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


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