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Sir Samuel Cunard

(1787—1865) shipowner


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(1787–1865), founder of international shipping line.

The son of Loyalist shipowners in Halifax, Cunard prospered in wartime trading and by buying captured American shipping in the War of 1812. In ...

Subjects: History of the Americas — World History.


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