Journal of the Steamboat Union 1821-1822; log book of steam ships Union and George IV 1824-1835; photograph.
Dundee Harbour Commissioners
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Administrative / Biographical History
Trade and industry in Dundee expanded considerably from the early 19th Century. Following the 1815 Harbour Act, the Commissioners for the harbour implemented plans by Thomas Telford to provide for larger sailing ships, cargoes and local ferries. By the end of the 19th Century, the Harbour Trustees ran the busy port; they later became known as the Dundee Port Authority.
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Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, August 2001.
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