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Name: Johnson, David
Role: Author (of NZMI article)
Abstract: Author of article Colliers and Sugar Ships published 1987

Source: New Zealand's Maritime Heritage 1987   Pages 64-70
Title:Colliers and Sugar Ships
Article Abstract:Design developments after 1850 led not just to ocean clippers, but to a highly efficient fleet of smaller vessels, both for deep-water trades and around the coast. Many of the vessels concerned were owned not just by shipping companies but by merchants of one sort or another who had cargo to ship.

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