By Gelina Harlaftis
Greek-owned delivery has been on the best of the area fleet for the final two decades. Winner of the 1997 Runciman Award, this richly sourced learn lines the advance of the Greek tramp fleet from the mid-nineteenth century to the current day. Gelina Harlaftis argues that the luck of Greek-owned delivery in recent times has been a outcome now not of a couple of marketers utilizing flags of comfort within the Nineteen Forties, yet of networks and organisational buildings which date again to the 19th century. This examine presents the main accomplished historical past of improvement of contemporary Greek delivery ever released. it really is illustrated with a number of maps and images, and contains vast tables of basic info.
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Inglessi Ger. Inglessi G. Manzavino S. Michaliziano L. Mussuri C. Palieso P. 3,138 128 164 210 300 100 126 201 136 117 135 200 53 THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND BLACK SEA 31 Name of master NRT % (A) Rossolimo C. Rossolimo Her. Rossolimo L. Travlo Ger. Vergotti G. Vergotti Sp. Vergotti Sp. Vlassopulo Eust. Vlassopulo G. Total Taganrog Source: Foreign Office (FO) 359/1 26 152 155 130 153 133 133 179 260 2,821 5,959 47 100 flag depended not only upon politics but also on economics—especially taxation —a phenomenon that continues to influence the use of twentieth century flags of convenience, such as Liberia or Panama.
The encouragement of Greek settlements in southern Russia coincided with the establishment of a Russian protectorate over the Ionian islands. As a result, a great number of Greeks migrated to southern Russia from the Aegean and Ionian islands. The Greek revolt in the 1770s (which was supported by the Russians); the eventual Russo-Turkish war; the Greek war of independence (1821–9); and the second Russo-Turkish War of the nineteenth century (1877–8) stimulated continuous waves of Greek immigrants, not only to southern Russia but also to that part of Rumania under Russian protection.
The use of various flags, especially after the formation of the modern Greek state, was to a large extent a matter of convenience. Greek (Ionian) Catergarachi P. Cuppa Sp. Dandria Cosm. Dendrino A. Divari Sp. Inglessi Ger. Inglessi G. Manzavino S. Michaliziano L. Mussuri C. Palieso P. 3,138 128 164 210 300 100 126 201 136 117 135 200 53 THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND BLACK SEA 31 Name of master NRT % (A) Rossolimo C. Rossolimo Her. Rossolimo L. Travlo Ger. Vergotti G. Vergotti Sp. Vergotti Sp. Vlassopulo Eust.