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Maritime Pilotage Acts of the Nineteenth Century

By Tri Tran

The 1808 Act on Maritime Pilotage led to the creation of many pilotage companies in England, licenced by Trinity House, and brought the pilotage system under its control in the Thames and 40 English seaports. Little has been published on this activity, which was fundamental to commerce. The Act aimed to ensure that pilots were […] Read More

Filed under: English Channel | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Administration | Harbours & Dockyards | Leisure & Small Craft | Lifesaving & Coastguard | Merchant Marines | Miscellaneous | Ocean Liners & Passenger Craft | Shipbuilding & Design