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The ocean carrier : a history and analysis of the service and a discussion of the rates of ocean transportation

Author: J Russell Smith
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons : Railroad age gazette, 1908.
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Smith, J. Russell (Joseph Russell), 1874-1966.
Ocean carrier.
New York, London, G.P. Putnam's ; New York, Chicago, Railroad Age Gazette, 1908
(OCoLC)558137282
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Russell Smith
OCLC Number: 2774258
Notes: " ... [A]n outgrowth of the study of three questions: the development of line traffic, the combinations among carriers to control rates, and the combination of steamship lines and railroads"--Pref., p. [iii].
Description: xi, 344 pages, [33] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, 5 maps (4 folded) ; 20 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Ship development ; The evolution of the vehicle ; The organization of ocean carrying ; The leading routes of ocean commerce ; The epoch of the merchant carrier of the sea ; The origin of the public carrier on the sea ; Line traffic and its extension ; Recent developments in line traffic ; The normal type of steamship line organization ; The railroad steamship lines on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States ; The railroad steamship line on the Pacific Coast of the United States and in Europe ; The renaissance of the merchant carrier, the private steamship line ; Line traffic in the United States coasting trade --
pt. 2. The rates of the ocean carrier ; Charter freight rates and attempts at their control ; Factors affcting ocean line freight rates ; Agreements among ocean carriers to control rates ; Transatlantic freight rates and their control ; The lines between America and Great Britain ; Transatlantic freight rates and their control ; The lines between America and the Continent ; The present situation and future outlook.
Responsibility: by J. Russell Smith.

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