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    Default Lamport and Holt Shipping Line - A History


    The Lamport and Holt Line was founded in 1845 by W.L. Lamport from Workington and George Holt (brother of Alfred Holt of the Blue Funnel Line). This partnership owned wooden sailing vessels trading with North and South America, South Africa and India. After some tentative involvement with steamers with James Moss & Co., and Papayanni Brothers in the Mediterranean, in the mid-1850s, two 1,300 ton tramp steamers were bought in 1861-1862.
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