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The Manchester Ship Canal

The Manchester Ship Canal

a guide to historical sources

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Published by Lancashire Bibliography in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manchester Ship Canal.,
  • Manchester Ship Canal (England) -- History -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesA Contribution towards a Lancashire bibliography.
    Statementedited by Patricia M. Hodson.
    SeriesLancashire bibliography -- 11
    ContributionsHodson, Patricia M., Lancashire Bibliography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5451
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,101p. :
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22272441M
    ISBN 100902217143

    Manchester Liners was a cargo and passenger shipping company founded in , based in Manchester, line pioneered the regular passage of ocean-going vessels along the Manchester Ship main sphere of operation was the transatlantic shipping trade, but the company also operated services to the of the line's vessels were registered in the Port of Manchester Headquarters: Manchester, England. Queen Victoria officially opened the canal on 21st May Despite being some 40 miles from the sea, the Manchester Ship Canal allowed the newly-founded Port of Manchester to establish itself as the third busiest port in Britain. At its peak in , the amount of freight carried by the canal was alm, tons.

      If you want to cruise down Manchester Ship Canal, you need to book your trip through Mersey Ferries. Between April and October they operate roughly 40 cruises between Liverpool and Manchester. To find cruise dates and book your Manchester Ship Canal tickets, head to . Manchester Ship Canal Cruise. Experience over years of history on a day cruise along the Manchester Ship Canal. Enjoy a fascinating journey along the inland waterway, taking in the spectacular scenery and watch as swing bridges turn to allow ships to pass.

    The Manchester Ship Canal is a vibrant trading hub supporting a diverse range of industries with million tonnes passing through each year. The ship canal forms part of an innovative carbon efficient 'Green Highway' - helping businesses reduce costs, carbon . About this Item: Sutton Pub Ltd,, 8°. 1st edition. (1) S., 1 Bl. drawn from family albums, local collections, and professional photographers, this book presents a wealth of b/w pictures spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries; 24,5 x 17cm WIKIPEDIA: The Manchester Ship Canal is an inland waterway 36 miles (58 km) long in the North West of England.


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The Manchester Ship Canal Scheme: A Criticism () [Provand, Andrew Dryburgh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Manchester Ship Canal Scheme: A Author: Andrew Dryburgh Provand. Buy The Manchester Ship Canal: The Big Ditch: Manchester's Ship Canal illustrated edition by Wood, Cyril J (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). The Manchester Ship Canal was to play a major part in the city's regeneration following the depression of the s, but it took a lengthy battle for the scheme to gain the backing of Parliament and for construction to begin in Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Owen, David Elystan.

Manchester Ship Canal. Manchester [Greater Manchester] ; Dover, N.H. THE MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL Published by ICE Publishing, 40 Marsh Wall, London E14 9TP. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Manchester Ship Canal has changed and developed over the last century.

Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History. History of the Manchester Ship Canal, from its inception to its completion, The Manchester Ship Canal book personal reminiscences by Leech, Bosdin, Sir, SINCE the construction of the unique artificial waterway known as the Manchester Ship Canal, the inland city of Manchester has become one of the busiest ports of the United Kingdom.

The Ship Canal, over thirty- five miles long, connects the city with the sea and, though technically it is a canal, it serves the purpose of an elongated harbour. The photo 'Manchester, Ship Canal, Grain Elevators c' appears in this book More about this scene Caption for Manchester, Ship Canal, Grain Elevators C Here we have a fine aerial view of the large No 9 dock and the area around it.

the manchester ship canal This title is part of the ICE Publishing complete digital collection - helping ensure access to essential engineering content from past to present. This title is. Manchester Ship Canal Cruise Enjoy a fascinating journey along the inland waterway with the legendary Mersey Ferries.

The full day cruise takes in the spectacular scenery leaving you with an awe-inspiring sense of how the canal's construction shaped the city of Manchester & the North West of England. Manchester Ship Canal: Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of Manchester Ship Canal Francis Frith The UK’s leading publisher of local photographs since item 4 Wood-The Big Ditch (Manchester'S Ship Canal) (UK IMPORT) BOOK NEW - Wood-The Big Ditch (Manchester'S Ship Canal) (UK IMPORT) BOOK NEW.

$ +$ shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Excerpt from The Manchester Ship Canal: Why It Is Wanted. And Why It Will Pay. With Observations in Reply to Recent Objections, and Including Appendix Relating to the Bridgewater Navigation Company An Oldham machinist says it costs Per ton more to convey mill machinery from Oldham to Liverpool and place it on board than it does to convey it Author: Cottonopolis Cottonopolis.

"The Duke's Cut - The Bridgewater Canal it seemed logical to produce a companion book on its sister waterway the Manchester Ship Canal or, as it is more fondly referred to “The Big Ditch”. The histories of the two waterways are linked in many ways as is the geography and the sharing of their ultimate destination; the City of Manchester.

The Manchester Ship Canal David Elystan Owen Snippet view - A frequent contributor to The Atlantic Monthly, and the author of nine previous books, he lives in Washington, Connecticut.

Bibliographic information. Title: The Manchester Ship Canal:. The Manchester Ship Canal Paperback – 1 Jan. by Edward Gray (Author)/5(5). "The Manchester Ship Canal" is an article from The Journal of Political Economy, Volume View more articles from The Journal of Political Economy.

View this article on JSTOR. View this article's JSTOR metadata. The Manchester Ship Canal was to play a major part in the city's regeneration following the depression of the s, but it took a lengthy battle for the scheme to gain the backing of Parliament and for construction to begin in The northern end of the Manchester Ship Canal is approached from the tidal River Mersey estuary at Eastham, upstream of the old Eastham Ferry landing stage (now demolished).

The river’s channel is regularly dredged and is deceptively deep at this point even though it is close to the banks of the river. This book looks at the changes and development of the Manchester Ship Canal through time, from its origins as a thriving economic hub in the late nineteenth century, to an important retail, leisure and media centre in the early twenty-first century and : Steven Dickens.Bosdin Leech's two volume book History of the Manchester Ship Canal () is the most important contemporaneous written account of the building of this audacious 36 .Manchester Vanguard on the Soulange canal on the old St.

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