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" ... more respectable and sober class of men than the British. I have always been convinced that, while British shipowners gain by the more economical manner in which their vessels are navigated, they are great losers from the serious delays occasioned,... "
Parliamentary Papers - Page 13
by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - 1848
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History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce, Volume 3

William Schaw Lindsay - Commerce - 1876
...great losers from the serious delays occasioned, while on the voyage, and discharging and taking in cargoes, growing out of the incapacity of their shipmasters,...in this way having an immense advantage over their competitor ; and also from the superior education, and consequent business habits, obtaining better...
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The Record of the United States Naval Institute, Volume 1, Issue 2

Naval art and science
...great losers from the serious delays occasioned, while on the voyage and discharging and taking in cargoes, growing out of the incapacity of their shipmasters...will make three voyages to two of a British vessel, .... and also from their superior education and consequent business habits, obtaining better freights...
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Penn Monthly, Volume 11

Robert Ellis Thompson, William Wilberforce Newton, Otis H. Kendall - 1880
...the serious delays occasioned while on the voyage, and discharging and taking in their cargoes, by the incapacity of their shipmasters and their intemperate...three voyages to two of a British vessel ; in this having an immense advantage over their competitors ; and from the superior education and consequent...
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The United States of America: A Study of the American Commonwealth ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler - Industries - 1894 - 1319 pages
...are great losers by the serious delays occasioned while on the voyage, and discharging and taking in cargoes, growing out of the incapacity of their shipmasters...in this way having an immense advantage over their competitor; and also from the superior education, and consequent business habits, obtaining better...
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The United States of America: A Study of the American Commonwealth ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler - Industries - 1894 - 1319 pages
...are great losers by the serious delays occasioned while on the voyage, and discharging and taking in cargoes, growing out of the incapacity of their shipmasters...in this way having an immense advantage over their competitor ; and also from the superior education, and consequent business habits, obtaining better...
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