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Difference between revisions of "Bowring Brothers"

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Steam ship owners and Lloyd's agents.
Steam ship owners and Lloyd's agents.


Correspondance to [[C. T. Bowring and Co]], Liverpool and London.
1813 The original Bowring enterprise was that of [[Bowring Brothers]], which was started in St. John's, Newfoundland by Benjamin Bowring.
 
1820s Benjamin Bowring, who was involved in the seal trade, founded the company at St. John's Newfoundland
 
By 1823 Owned a fleet of small sailing vessels to trade across the Atlantic.
 
The New York house was established as Bowring & Archibald by William B. Bowring (afterward Sir William B. Bowring, Bart.) and Brenton Archibald, son of Sir Edward Archibald, who was at that time British Consul-General at New York.
 
The firm was established to do business with the Newfoundland house, and for a considerable time confined its attention exclusively to the importing of Newfoundland products. Later, however, the firm went into the petroleum business, in which Bowring and Archibald were pioneers, and the firm was one of the first shippers of a full cargo of barreled oil to England, and among the earliest developers of tank steamers especially built for petroleum shipments.
 
1830 [[C. T. Bowring and Co]] was founded in Liverpool.
 
Correspondence to [[C. T. Bowring and Co]], Liverpool and London.


or Bowring and Co, New York.  
or Bowring and Co, New York.  

Latest revision as of 14:10, 15 June 2012

1951.

Steam ship owners and Lloyd's agents.

1813 The original Bowring enterprise was that of Bowring Brothers, which was started in St. John's, Newfoundland by Benjamin Bowring.

1820s Benjamin Bowring, who was involved in the seal trade, founded the company at St. John's Newfoundland

By 1823 Owned a fleet of small sailing vessels to trade across the Atlantic.

The New York house was established as Bowring & Archibald by William B. Bowring (afterward Sir William B. Bowring, Bart.) and Brenton Archibald, son of Sir Edward Archibald, who was at that time British Consul-General at New York.

The firm was established to do business with the Newfoundland house, and for a considerable time confined its attention exclusively to the importing of Newfoundland products. Later, however, the firm went into the petroleum business, in which Bowring and Archibald were pioneers, and the firm was one of the first shippers of a full cargo of barreled oil to England, and among the earliest developers of tank steamers especially built for petroleum shipments.

1830 C. T. Bowring and Co was founded in Liverpool.

Correspondence to C. T. Bowring and Co, Liverpool and London.

or Bowring and Co, New York.

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