Macgregor Laird’s Galley – its relevance to African river exploration

By Paul Quinn, published November 2009

Abstract

This note explains Macgregor Laird’s interest in Africa, particularly Nigeria, and his determination to develop profitable trade there through its river.  He patented an iron ship designed specifically for this purpose,

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography | Merchant Marines | Shipbuilding & Design

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