-- From the Charente
Steamship Company (formally Harrison Line) this is an original as used on board
dining plate which is in a very good condition, showing the company crest at
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE
-- The Charente Steamship
Company started life as the Harrison Line
, officially T&J
, which was a shipping line founded by the brothers Thomas and
James Harrison in Liverpool, England in 1853.
It ran both cargo and passenger services,
starting with the import of French brandy from Charente.
They commissioned the building of SS Gladiator
and SS Cognac
which were built in 1860.
It was then the company became the Charente
Steamship Company in 1871. Thomas and James Harrison were the managers.
The shipping company ceased trading in October
2000, with all remaining all rights and privileges transferred P&O Nedlloyd.
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