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British Tramp Shipping, 1750-1914$
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Robin Craig

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780973007343

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780973007343.001.0001

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Tramp-Shipping Regions

Tramp-Shipping Regions

Tramp-Shipping Regions
British Tramp Shipping, 1750-1914

Robin Craig

Liverpool University Press

This final section makes up the majority of the journal. Craig explores six individual regions and unique operations within the tramp-shipping industires. The first subsection is devoted to Wales, and considers the ports and shipping industry of Glamorgan between 1750 and 1914; the actions of the Radcliffe Company in South Wales between 1882-1921; the specifics of the 1860s shipping industry at Llanelli; the specifics of the 1840s shipping industry in Carmarthenshire; and the Hetty Ellen of Aberystwyth and Doctor Livingstone. The second considers the Northwest, examining the River Dee during the Eighteenth century and the shipbuilding and shipping industry of Chester during the Nineteenth. The third looks at the West Country, tracing the history of mercantile shipping in Devon between 1750 and 1920. The fourth looks at the Northeast and the shipbuilding William Gray and Company of Hartlepool. The fifth concerns the Southeast and the deep-sea shipping of Thanet in the mid-Eighteenth century. The final subsection considers the British Empire in Canada, studying the British and British North-American Shipbuilding industry in the early Nineteenth century, with particular focus on Prince Edward Island. Each section contains a thorough history, including timelines, tables, and maps, where relevant.

Keywords:   Radcliffe Company, Maritime Wales, Maritime Chester, River Dee, Hartlepool, Thanet, Maritime Canada, Prince Edward Island

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