Steamers down the Firth : a short history of the trade from Auckland to Clevedon...
Steamers down the Firth : a short history of the trade from Auckland to Clevedon and outports, and in particular, of the Clevedon Steam Navigation Company LimitedMaker
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Beginnings at Howick -- Early Clevedon services and the Maori Wars -- The advent of steam and the great rivalry -- The Planet takes over -- The reign of the Summary: "The comparative isolation of such a settlement as Wairoa South - the Clevedon of today - is made clear, and the story traced as conditions change with the growth of population and the development of land transport. Three wars - Maori, Great War and Second World War - make their impact, and the fate of successive shipping companies is considered in relation to changing economic conditions"--Intro. Contents: Waitoa -- Formation of the Clevedon S. N. Co. -- The building of the Hirere -- Expansion and consolidation -- Competition at Howick and Whitford --Development of the southern services and the problems of the war years -- Sale of the Minerva -- The Hirere bows out -- Last years in the southern services -- Envoi. "With an introduction by E. G. Turbott, Director of the Auckland Institute and Museum"--T.p.Date Made
Laxon, W. A., 1936-2004Publication Place
AucklandSubject and Association Keywords
Thomas & Bridget Gallagher LibraryObject Type
387.2 LAXCopyright Licence
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