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Samuel Cunard

Kay Grant

Samuel Cunard

pioneer of the Atlantic steamship.

by Kay Grant

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Published by Abelard-Schuman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cunard, Samuel, -- Sir.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination192p.,ill.,22cm
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22373386M

    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. 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.

    Samuel Cunard and the North Atlantic by T. W. E Roche. MacDonald and Co, First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+/no dust jacket. Ex-college library with usual library features/ Very good+/ no dust jacket/ Hardcover/ 1st editionB&R The Samuel Cunard Prize was inaugurated in to celebrate the company's th Anniversary in the ancestral home of its founder, Sir Samuel award acknowledges an extraordinary.

    Samuel Cunard Susan Duffus () was the daughter of an influential merchant at Halifax, William Duffus. 8 In the summer of , Samuel and Susan became engaged and on February 4th, the pair were married. 9 Susan was of great assistance to her husband, if, in nothing else, then in the art of hospitality which she had learned. Restrict search to only titles where full MARC is Available. Year of publication: Year.


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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: Transatlantic should have sufficed for all editions in English but instead we have The Ocean Railway in the UK, perhaps it is a nod to Brunel and his Great Well written and exhaustively researched held my attention almost all the way through except for some of chap Anglo-Americans, which induced a hint of mild tedium, only a hint mind you/5.

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. 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.

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. Canadian entrepreneur Samuel Cunard and British engineer Isambard Brunel independently recognized how difficult achieving such a goal would be, writes Fox (Big Leagues, ): the technology of steam-driven engines, introduced a generation before, was certainly perfectible and adaptable to the task, but the Atlantic Ocean posed its own Pages: 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.

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 :   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. 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   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. 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.

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.

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.

Samuel Cunard, pioneer of mail-carrying steamships: Atlantic journey on which a great mercantile enterprise was founded. by Laura Cunard | 1 Jan Unknown Binding Currently unavailable.

Early history and genealogy of the Cunard family, The Cunard Colouring Book. by Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross | 1 Nov Discover the tale of Samuel Cunard, from the initial founding of Cunard through to the role the fleet played in the emigration.

Read more. Find and book a cruise. Search for cruises Or search by. 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 : The Samuel Cunard statue is located on the Waterfront boardwalk near the Halifax seaport market.

It commemorates Cunard and his part in the history of the citys shipping and port history. Read more/5(16).InSir Samuel Cunard set sail aboard Britannia and founded the great transatlantic steamship service.

From that time forward, the Cunard Line has owned and operated hundreds of ships, and played a large role in transporting immigrants to the new world, undertaking wartime service, and adapting seamlessly into the new cruising world of the.