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Samuel Cunard (Famous Canadians, n/a)

Samuel Cunard (Famous Canadians, n/a)

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ISBN 100920427235
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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships by Stephen Fox (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!Ratings: 1. Samuel Cunard. The subject of steamships, their development and use in the early years, is a subject that is generally taken up in my larger work, the third book in my series on the History of Nova Scotia. I take up here Cunard's involvement in the development and use of steamships; he made a very significant contribution and did so at Halifax.

Sir Samuel Cunard, 1st Baronet, British civil engineer, founder of the Cunard line of steamships, was born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the 21st of November He was the son of a merchant, and was himself trained for the pursuits of commerce, in which, by his abilities and enterprising spirit, he attained a conspicuous : Senhor Samuel Cunard, 1º Barão (21 de novembro de – 28 de abril de ) foi um magnata britânico nascido no Canadá.. Cunard nasceu em Halifax, Nova Escócia, filho de um carpinteiro e comerciante de madeira que tinham fugido da Revolução Americana e tinham se instalado habilidades de negócios de Cunard eram evidentes, com 17 anos de idade ele estava administrando Cidadania: Reino da Grã-Bretanha, Reino Unido da .

  This book traces the entrepreneurial rise of Samuel Cunard who, for decades, ruled a shipping empire on the North Atlantic. By the time Cunard died in , he had witnessed the emergence of steamships, developed trade links with China and helped establish the Quebec and Halifax Steam Navigation Company. The Cunard Line riginally called the British and North American Steam Packet Company, this legendary steamship line was founded by a Halifax, N.S. gentleman named Samuel Cunard. The company's name was soon shortened to simply Cunard Company, in honor of its founder.


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By the time Cunard died inhe had witnessed the emergence of steamships, developed trade links In North America, the name Cunard is synonymous with shipping. This book traces the entrepreneurial rise of Samuel Cunard who, for decades, ruled a shipping empire on the North s: 0.

On 9 and 11 March Samuel Cunard and his brother Edward mortgaged their warehouses, wharves, and premises on the east side of Water Street in Halifax for £9, at 6 per cent interest to Samuel’s good friend, Stephen Wastie DeBlois*, a merchant and auctioneer at Halifax.

John Duffus, Cunard’s brother-in-law and a dry goods merchant. Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships Paperback – J by Stephen Fox (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings.

See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by: Samuel Cunard book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the nineteenth century one of the foremost pioneers of Atlantic steam nav 3/5(1). This book traces the entrepreneurial rise of Samuel Cunard who, for decades, ruled a shipping empire on the North Atlantic.

By the time Cunard died inhe had witnessed the emergence of steamships, developed trade links with China and helped establish the 5/5(1). Genre/Form: Biographies Juvenile works Juvenile literature Biography Juvenile literature: Additional Physical Format: Bassett, John M., Samuel Cunard.

Get this from a library. Samuel Cunard. [John M Bassett] -- Esquisse biographique abondamment illustrée du célèbre armateur Samuel Cunard, fondateur de la compagnie de navigation du même nom. On lui doit entre autres les fameux paquebots Queen Mary et.

Sir Samuel Cunard book Cunard, 1st Baronet, British merchant and shipowner who founded the first regular Atlantic steamship line. The son of a merchant, Cunard himself had amassed a sizable fortune by his early 40s from banking, lumber, coal, and iron.

He had also built a merchant fleet of about 40 vessels. Samuel Cunard. An illustrated biography of a Canadian who sparked a world transportation revolution. In North America, the name Cunard is synonymous with shipping.

This book traces the entrepreneurial rise of Samuel Cunard who, for decades, ruled a shipping empire on the North Atlantic. "Sir Samuel Cunard, 1st Baronet (21 November – 28 April ) was a British shipping magnate, born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, who founded the Cunard Line.

He was the son of a master carpenter and timber merchant who had fled the American Revolution and settled in Halifax Parents: Margaret Cunard, Abraham Cunard.

Winner of the Brewington Book Prize for Maritime HistoryThe story of the epic contest between shipping magnates Samuel Cunard and Edward Collins for midth century control of the n and the American Civil War, the greatest invention of the Industrial Revolution delivered a sea change in oceanic transportation.

Steam travel transformed the Atlantic into a. Winner of the Brewington Book Prize for Maritime History. The story of the epic contest between shipping magnates Samuel Cunard and Edward Collins for midth century control of the Atlantic. Between and the American Civil War, the greatest invention of the Industrial Revolution delivered a sea change in oceanic : TRANSATLANTIC is the story of Samuel Cunard and Isambard Brunel, one a hardheaded businessman, the other a pioneering engineer, who built competing lines for the transatlantic traffic.

Fox describes the technological problems of building a ship that could, just for starters, carry enough coal to make the passage without refueling. The continued success of the Cunard Line is a testament to Samuel Cunard's brilliance as both a mariner and a businessman.

The first full-length biography of one of the most fascinating figures in mercantile history, "Steam Lion" is an important and engaging record of a man, his business, and his times.

Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships by Fox, Stephen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Sir Samuel Cunard, merchant, shipowner (b at Halifax 21 Nov ; d at London, Eng 28 Apr ).

Cunard joined his father in the timber business and with interests that expanded into whaling, lumber, coal and iron as well as shipping, he amassed a large personal fortune by the s.

Nancy Cunard () led a life that surpasses Hollywood fantasy. The only child of an English baronet (and heir to the Cunard shipping fortune) and an American beauty, Cunard abandoned the world of a celebrated socialite and Jazz Age icon to pursue a lifelong battle against social injustice as a wartime journalist, humanitarian aid worker.

Samuel Cunard was a civil engineer who came to Britain to operate the first mail service using steamships between the UK and America.

He was a highly successful entrepreneur who had been a Captain in the Halifax Regiment of militia in Canada. The continued success of the Cunard Line is a testament to Samuel Cunard's brilliance as both a mariner and a businessman.

The first full-length biography of one of the most fascinating figures in mercantile history, Steam Lion is an important and engaging record of a man, his business, and his times. Cunard Line is a British cruise line based at Carnival House at Southampton, England, operated by Carnival UK and owned by Carnival Corporation & plc.

SinceCunard and its three ships have been registered in Hamilton, Bermuda. InSamuel Cunard was awarded the first British transatlantic steamship mail contract, and the next year formed the British and North American Royal Mail Founder: Samuel Cunard. Nancy Clara Cunard (10 March – 17 March ) was a writer, heiress and political activist.

She was born into the British upper class, and devoted much of her life to fighting racism and became a muse to some of the 20th century's most distinguished writers and artists, including Wyndham Lewis, Aldous Huxley, Tristan Tzara, Ezra Pound and Louis Aragon—who were among her.Sir Samuel Cunard () founded the Cunard Line.

In he formed the British and American Royal Steam Packet Company, which was later renamed the Cunard Steamship Company Limited. Ships of the Cunard Line would grow larger, safer, and faster over time.Mr.

Fox talked about his book, [Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great American Steamships], published by HarperCollins. Mr. Fox talked about the history of the transatlantic.