Early Liverpool Vessels and Trade

By Arthur C. Wardle, published August 1939


Paper read to Liverpool Nautical Research Society 1938. Importance of the port from early 13th century. Records of local shipping, names, tonnage, owners and crew sizes are given at points between mid 16th century (earliest records) to end 17th century, with destinations and trades or cargoes carried. Mention made of letters of marque, Elizabethan intelligence gathering, troop movements, slave trade and trouble with pirates off Dublin.

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Filed under: Irish Sea | Other (Early Modern) | Internal Waterways | Other (location)
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Merchant Marines

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