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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

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From Ship's Cook to Baronet : Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935
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From Ship's Cook to Baronet
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Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935
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David Jenkins
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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
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non fiction
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From Ship's Cook to Baronet : Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935, David Jenkins
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From Ship's Cook to Baronet : Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935, David Jenkins
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt9qhk38
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-212) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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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
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1 online resource (244 pages)
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online
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9781299201101
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rdamedia
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