Macgregor Laird, Junius Smith and the Atlantic Ocean

By Paul Quinn, published November 2006


The early tribulations of steamships crossing the Atlantic are examined in the light of the claim that such crossings were ‘chimerical’. The reasoned response by Samuel Cunard and the ships built by Macgregor Laird and Junius Smith are examined in detail, and the crossings of the British Queen and the President related.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Merchant Marines | Ocean Liners & Passenger Craft

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