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Mail and passenger steamships of the nineteenth century

H. Parker

Mail and passenger steamships of the nineteenth century

the Macpherson Collection

by H. Parker

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Published by Sampson Low in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macpherson Collection.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith iconographical and historical notes by H. Parker and Frank C. Bowen.
    ContributionsBowen, Frank C.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13708850M

    The book runs from the sailing packets of the early 19th century, explains how the development of steam clearly needed to be applied to ships and the engineering challenges this posed, and moves forward through the century, bringing to life Samuel Cunard, Isimbard Brunel and the other businessmen, engineers and shipbuilders who created this Cited by: 8. Hours. Open am - 5pm Contact +61 2 [email protected] 2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour Sydney NSW , Australia.

    Passenger Travel The 19th century is marked by massive emigration from Europe to the Americas and to Australia. Initially, immigrants are carried on sailing ships but, depending on the weather, the trip to America can take over 3 months at sea. Steamships with the advantages of speed, regularity and comfort take over after The Screw Steamship Oceanic () — marked a new era in the construction of iron steamships. Bertha, Red Cross Line, London to India via Suez Canal () The Northumberland, Money Wigram Line, London to Melbourne () Steam Launch on Lake Windemere. Robin — A Classic Victorian Coastal Steamer. Portland Bill lighthouse.

      Coal, Steam and Ships: Engineering, Enterprise and Empire on the Nineteenth-century Seas (Science in History), Crosbie Smith. Cambridge University Press, pages. By Dr. Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho) In this meticulously researched volume, historian Crosbie Smith describes, in breathtaking detail, the emergence of British steam companies as major players in British politics. To Tara via Holyhead: Irish Catholic Immigrants in Nineteenth-Century Christchurch / Auckland University Press, p. ill. *General biographical index ca. The names in this list are gathered from a variety of sources, the bulk of which are ship passenger lists or immigration records. Cards housed at the Achieves New Zealand.


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