Harwich Sentence Examples
Harwich is one of the principal English ports for continental passenger traffic, steamers regularly serving the Hook of Holland, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Esbjerg, Copenhagen and Hamburg.
The port is the headquarters of the Royal Harwich Yacht Club.
There are batteries at and opposite Harwich, and modern works on Shotley Point, at the fork of the two estuaries.
Harwich (Herewica, Herewyck) cannot be shown to have been inhabited very early, although in the 18th century remains of a camp, possibly Roman, existed there.
Harwich formed part of the manor of Dovercourt.Advertisement
Harwich received charters in 1 547, 1 553 and r 560.
Until 1867 Harwich returned two members; it then lost one, and in 1885 it was merged in the county.
Included in the manor of Dovercourt, Harwich from 1086 was for long held by the de Vere family.
Harwich has always had a considerable trade; in the 14th century merchants came even from Spain, and there was much trade in wheat and wool with Flanders.
But the passenger traffic appears to have been as important at Harwich in the 14th century as it is now.Advertisement
Shipbuilding was a considerable industry at Harwich in the 17th century.
The Hook (Hoek) of Holland harbour, built at the mouth of the New Waterway (1866-1872) from Rotterdam, is the chief approach to Central Europe from Harwich on the east coast of England.
A large pleasure traffic is maintained by the steamers of the New Palace Company and others in summer between London Bridge and Southend, Clacton and Harwich, Ramsgate, Margate and other resorts of the Kent coast, and Calais and Boulogne.
After being elected for Harwich in 1807, he accepted the same office under the duke of Portland, but he withdrew from the ministry along with Canning in 1809.
Of these (1) and (2) form the main transcontinental routes in connexion with the steamboat service to England (ports of Queenborough and Harwich respectively).Advertisement
Jutland; exports pork and meat, butter, eggs, fish, cattle and sheep, skins, lard and agricultural seeds, and has regular communication with Harwich and Grimsby in England.
He represented Great Yarmouth in parliament from 1747 to 1761, when he found a seat for the treasury borough of Harwich.
Norwich and Ipswich, Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Harwich and Colchester may be mentioned in the north-eastern part, all depending for their prosperity on agriculture or on the sea; and a fringe of summer resorts on the low coast has arisen on account of the bracing climate.
He had been elected for Tralee in 1803, for Newtown (Hants) in 1806 and for Harwich in 1807.
It may be noted that he resigned his seat for Liverpool in 1823, and was elected for Harwich, which he left for Newport in 1826.Advertisement
It was manufactured from septaria, hard stone-like concretions found in the London clay, notably at Harwich and Dovercourt.
It was his friend of the Harwich train, the stumpy little cure of Essex whom he had warned about his brown paper parcels.
Woolverstone Marina is set in 22 acres of glorious parkland on the picturesque River Orwell with the Royal Harwich Yacht Club nearby.
Similarly, a slight shortening of the route past Colchester meant moving markers toward the west from Manningtree to Harwich.
For some weeks he was concealed in the city and in Wapping; but, finding the schemes for a rising hang fire, he went to Harwich, disguised as a Presbyterian minister, and after a week's delay, during which he was in imminent risk of discovery, if indeed, as is probable, his escape was not winked at by the government, he sailed to Holland on the 28th of November 1682, and reached Amsterdam in the beginning of December.Advertisement
Harwich is under a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.
The Port of Esbjerg is where you get the DFDS Seaways ferry from Denmark bound for Harwich in the UK.
Request for towage services should be made to Harwich VTS on VHF Channel 71.
Also, you can book a slightly longer sailing, a 16-night cruise, departing from Civitavecchia, Italy to Galveston, Texas.Finally, you cansetsail from Harwich, England and travel to Boston, Massachusetts.