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T. Edward Snook

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Thomas Edward Snook

of Millwall, London

Ship Builders

16 May 1825 – T. Edward Snook testified in front of a Select Committee (chaired by the Right Honourable Thomas Wallace) about Combination (Union) Laws. He reported back very peaceable relations between himself, his workers and the Union representatives.

1829 – Built “Saint Vincent” in London, a ship of 409 tons. [1]

25 May 1829 - Thomas Snook’s partnership with Thomas Gladstone and Thomas Tempest is dissolved. Snook took on all the debts owed to and by the business as he was continuing it on his own account at the Regent Dock.[2]

1831 – Built “London Merchant” in London, a steam schooner of 330 tons. [3]

1833 – Built “Catherine Elizabeth in London, a barque of 308 tons. [4]

1834 – Built “Thomas Snook” at Millwall, a barque of 249 tons.

1841 - He became a subscriber to Lloyd's Register.[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London596
  2. The London Gazette, Part 1 by T Neuman, page 576
  3. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London597
  4. Lloyd’s Register Collections LRF/PUN/London596
  5. Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping 1845, page xxvii