Discover the formative history of one of the world’s most famous shipping companies at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall this October.
Date: Wed, Oct 31st 2012
Discover the formative history of one of the world’s most famous shipping companies.
Join David Pollard, as he reveals how two young Scots entrepreneurs formed a London based ship broking partnership in 1822, subsequently took over some Falmouth Packet routes and in 1840 set up the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company.
Explore the pioneering development of Liner Routes to the Iberian Peninsula and the fulfilment of the founding partners’ dream to reach the Orient.
Doors & bar open from 6pm
Lecture £8 (Members £7)
Lecture & two-course buffet £18 (Members £16)
Please call 01326 214546 for bookings