Contents of the International Journal of Maritime History
Volume XXIV, Number 2 (December 2012)

Editor-in-Chief's Note / xi

Contributors / xv


Leos Müller, “The Forgotten Age of Swedish Shipping: The Eighteenth Century” / 1

Hugh Murphy, “The British Shipbuilding Industry during the Great War: A Contextual Overview Incorporating Standardization and the National Shipyards, 1916-1920” / 19

Cheryl Fury, “The First English East India Company Voyage, 1601-1603: The Human Dimension” / 69

Matthew R. Greenhall, “‘Three of the Horsemen:’ The Commercial Consequences of Plague, Fire and War on British East Coast Trade, 1660-1674” / 97

Manuel Llorca-Jaña, “Of ‘Savages,’ Shipwrecks and Seamen: British Consular Contacts with the Native Peoples of Southern South America during the 1820s and 1830s” / 127

Thomas Heinrich, “‘We Can Build Anything at Navy Yards:’ Warship Construction in Government Yards and the Political Economy of American Naval Shipbuilding, 1928-1945” / 155

James Reveley, “Wartime Price Control and Maritime Industry Corporatism: The Case of New Zealand Coastal Shipping” / 181



Katie McDade, “Bristol and Liverpool Port Improvements in the Latter Half of the Eighteenth Century: The Case for Liverpool’s Entrepreneurial Success” / 201

Richard Ravalli, Kirsten Livingston and Hannah Zimmerman, “A Revised List of Vessels Engaged in the California Sea Otter Trade, 1786-1847” / 225



John R. Bratten; Ian Friel; Brad Loewen; Colin Mudie; John Oleson; Athena Trakadas; Richard Unger; Cheryl Ward, “Reviews of Loren C. Steffy, The Man Who Thought Like A Ship” / 253

Loren C. Steffy, “The Man Who Thought Like A Ship. A Roundtable Response” / 292


Hugh Murphy, “An Open Letter to the International Maritime Economic History Association” / 251


Rila Mukherjee (ed.), Networks in the First Global Age 1400-1800 by C.A.P. Antunes / 299

David Abulafia, The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean by Colin Heywood / 300

Ruthy Gertwagen and Elizabeth Jeffreys (eds.), Shipping, Trade and Crusade in the Medieval Mediterranean: Studies in Honour of John Pryor by John Haldon / 302

Giovanni Pellegrini (ed.), “Salariato” della Nave ‘Girarda-San Nicolò per il Viaggio da Venezia all Sardegna (1594-1595) by Maria Fusaro / 304

Lo Jung-pang; Bruce A. Elleman (ed.), China as a Sea Power, 1127-1368: A Preliminary Survey of the Maritime Expansion and Naval Exploits of the Chinese People During the Southern Song and Yuan Periods by Kent G. Deng / 305

François Gipouloux, The Asian Mediterranean: Port Cities and Trading Networks in China, Japan and South Asia, 13th-21st Century by Wang Gungwu / 306

Paulo Jorge de Sousa Pinto; Roopanjali Roy (trans.), The Portuguese and the Straits of Melaka, 1575-1619: Power, Trade and Diplomacy by Jorge Flores / 307

Wolfgang Köberer, Bibliographie zur Geschichte der Navigation in deutscher Sprache by W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns / 309

Anne M. Scott, Alfred Hiatt, Claire McIlroy and Christopher Wortham (eds.), European Perceptions of Terra Australis by Paul D. Buell / 310

Matt K. Matsuda, Pacific Worlds: A History of Seas, Peoples, and Cultures by Toon van Meijl / 312

Robert D. Hicks, Voyage to Jamestown: Practical Navigation in the Age of Discovery by Francisco Contente Domingues / 313

Shannon Ryan, A History of Newfoundland in the North Atlantic to 1818 by James E. Candow / 315

H.V. Bowen (ed.), Wales and the British Overseas Empire: Interactions and Influences, 1650-1830 by Peter C. Mancall / 317

L.M. Cullen, Economy, Trade and Irish Merchants at Home and Abroad, 1600-1988 by Stephen Conway / 319

W.B. Stephens, The Seventeenth-Century Customs Service Surveyed – William Culliford’s Investigation of the Western Ports, 1682-84 by Ian K. Steele / 320

Alan G. Jamieson, Lords of the Sea: A History of the Barbary Corsairs by Carmel Vassallo / 321

Volker Grieb and Sabine Todt (eds.), Piraterie von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart: Unter Mitarbeit von Sünje Prühlen by Jann M. Witt / 323

Joseph Gibbs, On the Account: Piracy and the Americas, 1766-1835 by Matthew Taylor Raffety / 324

Ray Costello, Black Salt: Seafarers of African Descent on British Ships by Carlton E. Wilson / 325

Roald Kverndal, George Charles Smith of Penzance: From Nelson Sailor to Mission Pioneer by Catherine P. Berger / 327

Robert Grogans, To Auckland by the Ganges by Frances Steel / 328

Alexander Fenton (comp. & ed.), with Mark Mulhern, A Swedish Field Trip to the Outer Hebrides, 1934 in Memory of Sven T. Kjellberg and Olof Hasslöf by Mette Guldberg / 330

Kathy S. Mason, Women Lighthouse Keepers of Lake Michigan: Heroic Tales of Courage and Resourcefulness by Jay C. Martin / 331

Peter Clancy, Offshore Petroleum Politics: Regulation and Risk in the Scotian Basin by Doug House / 332

Martin Stopford, Maritime Economics by Michael Roe / 334

Lewis R. Fischer and Even Lange (eds.), New Directions in Norwegian Maritime History by Yrjö Kaukiainen / 336

John Armstrong and David M. Williams, The Impact of Technological Change: The Early Steamship in Britain by Roy Fenton / 337

Gelina Harlaftis, Stig Tenold and Jesús Valdaliso (eds.), The World’s Key Industry: History and Economics of International Shipping by Hugh Murphy / 339

Harald Hückstädt, Erik Larsen, Reinhart Schmelzkopf, Hans-Günther Wentzel, Von Rostock nach See: Die Geschichte der Rostocker Dampfschifffahrt 1850 bis 1945 by Leo M. Akveld / 340

Jürgen Elvert, Sigurd Hess and Heinrich Walle (eds.), Maritime Wirtschaft in Deutschland: Schiff fahrt – Werften – Handel – Seemacht im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert by Eric C. Rust / 342

Hung, Shao-yang, Jin dai tai wan zao chuan ye de ji shu zhuan yi yu xue xi by Chih-lung Lin / 343

Nick Savvides (ed.); Samantha Fisk (assoc. ed.), Significant Ships of 2011 and Martin Conway (ed.), Significant Small Ships of 2011 by David A. Walker / 345

Jonathan Kinghorn, The Atlantic Transport Line, 1881-1931: A History with Details on All Ships by M. Stephen Salmon / 347

Richard Howells, The Myth of the Titanic: Centenary Edition by Valerie Burton / 348

Ken Brown, The Canadian Canoe Company and the Early Peterborough Canoe Factories by Walter Lewis / 349

Peter Borsay and John K. Walton (eds.), Resorts and Ports: European Seaside Towns Since 1700 by Søren Byskov / 351

Katharina Jantzen, Cod in Crisis? Quota Management and the Sustainability of the North Atlantic Fisheries, 1977-2007 by Scott Coffen-Smout / 353

Mansel G. Blackford, Making Seafood Sustainable: American Experiences in Global Perspective by Marian Binkley / 355

Glyndwr Williams (Foreword), Fish and Ships! Food on the Voyages of Captain Cook: Catalogue to the Exhibitions 2011-2012 in the Captain Cook Memorial Museum Whitby by Martin Wilcox / 356

Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra; Freeman M. Tovell (trans.); Freeman M. Tovell, Robin Inglis and Iris H.W. Engstrand (eds.), Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America, 1792: Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra and the Nootka Sound Controversy by Glyn Williams / 357

Charlotte Gjelstrup Björdal and David Gregory (eds.), WreckProtect: Decay and Protection of Archaeological Wooden Shipwrecks by Donny L. Hamilton / 359

Fred Hocker, Vasa: A Swedish Warship by Brad Loewen / 361

John D. Broadwater, USS Monitor: A Historic Ship Completes Its Final Voyage by John R. Bratten / 362

James P. Delgado, Misadventures of a Civil War Submarine: Iron, Guns, and Pearls by Timothy S. Wolters / 364

Kâtip Çelebi; Svatopluk Soucek (ed.), The History of the Naval Wars of the Turks by Alan G. Jamieson / 365

John D. Grainger, Dictionary of British Naval Battles by Robert L. Davison / 367

Craig C. Felker and Marcus O. Jones (eds.), New Interpretations in Naval History; Selected Papers from the Sixteenth Naval History Symposium Held at the United States Naval Academy 10-11 September 2009 by James Pritchard / 368

Helen Doe and Richard Harding (eds.), Naval Leadership and Management, 1650-1950 by Andrew Lambert / 369

S[amantha].A. Cavell, Midshipman and Quarterdeck Boys in the British Navy, 1771-1831 by Cheryl Fury / 370

Daniel Baugh, The Global Seven Years War 1754-1763: Britain and France in a Great Power Contest by Paul W. Mapp / 372

Hugh Boscawen, The Capture of Louisbourg, 1758 by Edward M. Furgol / 377

Michael Rutstein, The Privateering Stroke: Salem’s Privateers in the War of 1812 by Michael J. Crawford / 379

Peter Thomas and Nicholas Tracy, Master & Madman: The Surprising Rise and Disastrous Fall of the Hon Anthony Lockwood RN by Martin Hubley / 380

Andrew Lambert, The Challenge: Britain Against America in the Naval War of 1812 by James Davey / 382

James M. McPherson, War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865 by Spencer C. Tucker / 384

John M. Stickney, Promotion or the Bottom of the River: The Blue and Gray Naval Careers of Alexander F. Warley, South Carolinian by B.R. Burg / 385

Brian Lavery, Able Seamen: The Lower Deck of the Royal Navy, 1850-1939 by Christopher M. Bell / 386

Jerker J. Widen, Theorist of Maritime Strategy: Sir Julian Corbett and His Contribution to Military and Naval Thought by Keith Neilson / 388

Matthew A. Seligmann, The Royal Navy and the German Threat, 1901-1914: Admiralty Plans to Protect British Trade in a War Against Germany by N.A.M. Rodger / 389

Norman Friedman, Naval Weapons of World War One: Guns, Torpedoes, Mines and ASW Weapons of All Nations by Serge Durflinger / 391

Tim Benbow (ed.), British Naval Aviation: The First 100 Years by Nicholas Tracy / 392

Bruce Taylor, The End of Glory: War and Peace in HMS Hood, 1916-1941 by Christopher Martin / 394

John Jordan, Warships After Washington: The Development of the Five Major Fleets, 1922-1930 by Malcolm H. Murfett / 395

William Sclater, Haida: A Story of the Hard Fighting Tribal Class Destroyers of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Murmansk Convoy, the English Channel, and the Bay of Biscay by W.A.B. Douglas / 396

Marcus Faulkner, The War At Sea: A Naval Atlas, 1939-1945 by Marc Milner / 398

Robert C. Stern, The U.S. Navy and the War in Europe by Craig Felker / 399

Craig L. Symonds, The Battle of Midway by Kenneth P. Hansen / 400

William F. Althoff, Arctic Mission: 90 North by Airship and Submarine by Elizabeth Elliot-Meisel / 402

Andrew S. Erickson and Lyle J. Goldstein (eds.), Chinese Aerospace Power: Evolving Maritime Roles by Eric Grove / 404


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