Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Phillimore & Company; UK ed. edition (November 1, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 0.5 x 9.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 17410945
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The Portsmouth & Arundel canal was an extraordinary speculation and an ignominious failure. Planned to complete the inland navigation between London and Portsmouth Harbour, the construction of the waterway was strongly supported by William Huskisson, M.P., and the 3rd Earl of Egremont. Built to safeguard coastal shipping from French privateers and the hazards of the Foreland passage, the outcome of Waterloo and the development of steam vessels tr...