Author Results for Richard Robinson

The Introduction of the Merchant Shipping Act 1906

By Richard Robinson

A study of the shipping interest’s standpoint on the run up to the Merchant Shipping Act of 1906. The Act addressed contemporary anxieties about the competitive position of British ships and the number of foreign, mostly Asian, seamen in British ships. There were differences between owners and associations in different sectors of the industry, though […] Read More

Filed under: Popular Topics | Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Merchant Marines