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British and Foreign Steam Navigation Co

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1855 Samuel Cunard became a partner with David MacIver and George Burns in the British and Foreign Steam Navigation Company. This new concern had Cunard's management and capital but British and Foreign made a point of using modern ships with screw propulsion.

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Sources of Information

  • Biography of Samuel Cunard, ODNB