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The Resource From Ship's Cook to Baronet : Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935, David Jenkins

From Ship's Cook to Baronet : Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935, David Jenkins

Label
From Ship's Cook to Baronet : Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935
Title
From Ship's Cook to Baronet
Title remainder
Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935
Statement of responsibility
David Jenkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sir William Reardon Smith (1856-1935) was one of the foremost figures in south Wales in the early twentieth century. His was a classic story of 'rags to riches' - starting life as a deck-hand and ship's cook, he made a fortune in the shipping industry at the zenith of the Welsh coal trade and subsequently showed great entrepreneurial initiative during the depression, acquiring motor vessels and establishing new trade routes. He is also remembered as a great philanthropist, particularly through his association with the National Museum of Wales and his establishment of the Reardon Smith Nautical
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957 June 22-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jenkins, David
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smith, William Reardon
  • Smith, William Reardon
  • Shipowners
  • Shipping
  • Shipping
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Shipowners
  • Shipping
  • Wales
Label
From Ship's Cook to Baronet : Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935, David Jenkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-212) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Sir William Recollects, 1870-95; Master Mariner, Shipowner and Philanthropist, 1895-1935; Appendices; Reardon Smith family tree; William Reardon Smith's seafaring career, 1870-1900; Management and shipping companies; Fleet lists, 1905-35; Sailing ship rigs; Ports world-wide to which William Reardon Smithsailed during his seafaring career, 1870-1900; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn769342476
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783162574
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xj4sf
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769342476
Label
From Ship's Cook to Baronet : Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935, David Jenkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-212) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Sir William Recollects, 1870-95; Master Mariner, Shipowner and Philanthropist, 1895-1935; Appendices; Reardon Smith family tree; William Reardon Smith's seafaring career, 1870-1900; Management and shipping companies; Fleet lists, 1905-35; Sailing ship rigs; Ports world-wide to which William Reardon Smithsailed during his seafaring career, 1870-1900; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn769342476
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783162574
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xj4sf
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769342476

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