Schooner Port : Two Centuries of Upper Mersey Sail. First Edition

By: STARKEY, H.F.

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STARKEY, H.F. Schooner Port : Two Centuries of Upper Mersey Sail. Ormskirk & Northridge : G.W. & A. Hesketh, (1983). Pp 245. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, card covers. Contents : The Inland Waterways and the Development of the Region in the Eighteenth Century; Early Traffic on the Upper River; The Growth of Runcorn as a Port 1786-1830; Competition from the Railways; Runcorn, an Independent Customs Port 1847-1850; The Expansion of the Shipbuilding Industry; Expanding maritime Trade and Industrial Restraint, 1850-1865; Trade Fluctuations and the Deteriorating Navigable Channel, 1859-1872; The Schooners; Urban and Industrial Growth after 1860; The Port of Runcorn and the Manchester Ship Canal. With bibliography and index. Very good. 18.00

Title: Schooner Port : Two Centuries of Upper Mersey Sail. First Edition

Author Name: STARKEY, H.F.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: G.W. & A. Hesketh, 1983,:

Seller ID: 23440

Keywords: NAUTICAL ENGLISH BRITISH MERSEY SHIPPING HISTORY TRANSPORT CANALS PORTS RIVERS,