A History of Greek Owned Shipping: The Making of an by Gelina Harlaftis

By Gelina Harlaftis

Greek-owned delivery has been on the best of the area fleet for the final two decades. Winner of the 1997 Runciman Award, this richly sourced research strains the improvement of the Greek tramp fleet from the mid-nineteenth century to the current day. Gelina Harlaftis argues that the luck of Greek-owned delivery in recent times has been a end result now not of a couple of marketers utilizing flags of comfort within the Nineteen Forties, yet of networks and organisational buildings which date again to the 19th century. This examine presents the main entire historical past of improvement of recent Greek transport ever released. it's illustrated with a number of maps and pictures, and comprises large tables of fundamental info.

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Alexandria-Smyrna-Metelino-Syros-Patras 2. coast of Syria-Smyrna 3. Alexandria-Jaffa-Caiflfa-Beirut, Larnaca-Mersyne—Smyrna—Calamata—Catacolo B. (covering north-eastern Mediterranean) 1. Constantinople-Smyrna-Syros 2. Constantinople-Piraeus 3. Constantinople-Rodosto-Salonica-Smyrna-Syros—Piraeus C. (covering north-eastern Mediterranean including the Black Sea) — after 1880 1. Batum-Poti-Mariupol-Samsoun-Constantinople 2. Batum-Terbizond-Kerasund-Samsoun-Constantinople-Syros-Smyrna 3. Danube-Constantinople-Smyrna-Syros 4.

At the other end of the trade, the main recipient countries of the Black sea grain exports and ships were France and England, followed by Germany, Holland and Italy. 13 Growth of Black Sea shipping (departures). Harvey, ‘The Development of Russian Commerce on the Black Sea and its Significance’, PhD thesis, Berkeley, University of California, 1938, p. 246 Note: * These figures include all Russian ports. An average of more than two-thirds of the country’s total wheat exports came from the southern Black Sea ports wheat exports from the Russian ports.

These traders came mostly from Chios, especially after the slaughter of the islands population in 1822. 1). 6 More specifically, Schilizzi, Papayanni and Tymbas handled 41 per cent of the tonnage that entered Liverpool in 1850 from Alexandria, Beirut, Constantinople, Galatz, Braila, Mariupol and Odessa. St. 2). Papayanni, a merchant and shipowner, was known as the carrier of Chiot merchants. 1 The Chiot commercial and maritime network, 1830s–1860s. 7 None the less, the London Customs Bills of Entry, which provide data on all ships entering the most important British ports from abroad, give extensive information about the activities of the Chiot network in England.

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