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From Ship's Cook to Baronet : Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935, Paperback / softback Book

From Ship's Cook to Baronet : Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856-1935 Paperback / softback

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Sir William Reardon Smith (1856-1935) was one of the foremost figures in south Wales in the early twentieth century.

His was a classic story of 'rags to riches' - starting life as a deck-hand and ship's cook, he made a fortune in the shipping industry at the zenith of the Welsh coal trade.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages, No
  • Publisher: University of Wales Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780708324233

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