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Entrances & clearances of the ports    EN

Author: ARDELEANU KONSTANTIN

The navigation of the Lower Danube. 1837–1852

Number of ships[1]

Year

Galaţi

Brăila

Total

1837

431

448

879

1838

517

451

968

1839

628

575

1,203

1840

645

661

1,306

1841

280

238

518

1842

309

411

720

1843

327

772

1,099

1844

509

875

1,384

1845

464

832

1,296

1846

644

911

1,555

1847

662

1,553

2,215

1848

397

726

1,123

1849

588

587

1,175

1850

391

505

896

1851

619

1,049

1,668

1852

628

1,128

1,756

Maritime navigation at the Lower Danube (1837–1846)

Number of ships[2]

Flag

1837

1838

1839

1840

1841

Austria

84

20

87

92

20

England

15

6

12

8

3

France

-

8

11

1

-

Greece

272

259

320

477

196

Ionian Islands

38

40

53

36

23

Moldavia

-

-

-

-

3

Russia

53

61

89

103

77

Sardinia

104

120

194

136

38

Turkey

282

358

377

412

87

Wallachia

17

12

19

15

9

Others

14

14

41

26

14

Total

879

898

1,203

1,306

470

Flag

1842

1843

1844

1845

1846

Austria

37

77

105

71

58

England

14

7

26

19

52

France

2

3

3

6

7

Greece

329

457

561

587

645

Ionian Islands

28

33

38

41

34

Moldavia

7

3

-

9

20

Russia

77

149

107

94

101

Sardinia

71

113

128

97

91

Turkey

133

216

367

317

500

Wallachia

13

23

17

25

27

Others

11

18

32

30

23

Total

722

1,099

1,384

1,296

1,558

Maritime navigation at the Lower Danube (1847–1856)

Number of ships[3]

Flag

1847

1848

1849

1850

1851

Austria

144

102

135

96

105

England

151

133

132

108

306

France

45

8

9

2

5

Greece

630

532

880

860

951

Holland

5

-

-

-

1

Ionian Island

14

29

36

27

52

Moldavia

14

19

3

9

6

Russia

125

72

110

61

74

Sardinia

151

67

49

37

95

Turkey

663

291

214

174

372

Wallachia

43

30

51

47

68

Others

78

48

57

68

119

Total

2063

1331

1676

1489

2154

Flag

1852

1853

1854

1855

1856

Austria

149

111

40

363

239

England

343

205

45

-

161

France

12

36

2

3

34

Greece

973

1,049

520

2,151

962

Holland

19

56

18

83

104

Ionian Island

58

72

10

-

34

Moldavia

15

13

4

8

38

Russia

67

63

4

-

8

Sardinia

99

144

14

-

75

Turkey

444

406

-

-

125

Wallachia

92

155

8

36

81

Others

205

180

15

284

350

Total

2476

2490

680

2928

2211

Maritime navigation at the Lower Danube (1847–1856)

Total number of ships and tonnage[4]

Flag

Number

%

Tonnage

%

Average

America

7

0.04

1604

0.05

229

Austria

1484

7.61

322637

9.24

217

Belgium

30

0.15

5197

0.15

173

Denmark

64

0.33

7405

0.21

116

France

156

0.80

20473

0.59

131

Great Britain

1584

8.12

275145

7.88

174

Greece

9508

48.76

1793298

51.34

189

Hanover

157

0.81

21105

0.60

134

Holland

286

1.47

37971

1.09

133

Ionian Island

332

1.70

47760

1.37

144

Mecklenburg

67

0.34

16527

0.47

247

Moldavia

129

0.66

21692

0.62

168

Norway

106

0.54

14845

0.43

140

Oldenburg

89

0.46

13940

0.40

157

Prussia

94

0.48

20935

0.60

223

Russia

584

3.00

110283

3.16

189

Samos

146

0.75

12911

0.37

88

Sardinia

731

3.75

105217

3.01

144

Serbia

39

0.20

5088

0.15

130

Sicily

40

0.21

8595

0.25

215

Sweden

45

0.23

7596

0.22

169

Tuscany

88

0.45

18710

0.54

213

Turkey

2,689

13.79

393898

11.28

146

Wallachia

611

3.13

79109

2.26

129

Free and Hanseatic cities

30

0.15

4047

0.12

135

Austrian steamers

384

1.97

122947

3.52

320

French steamers

18

0.09

3865

0.11

215

Total

19498

100.00

3492800

100.00

179

The navigation of the Lower Danube (1856–1870)

Year

Sailing ships

Steam ships

Total

Yearly average tonnage

No.

Tons

No.

Tons

No.

Tons

Sail

Steam

Total

1856

2110

318004

101

20193

2211

338197

150.7

199.9

153.0

1857

1797

235301

141

39747

1938

275048

130.9

281.9

141.9

1858

2358

299322

150

44806

2508

344128

126.9

298.7

137.2

1859

2542

329949

162

51931

2704

381880

129.8

320.6

141.2

1860

3288

475679

203

62420

3491

538099

144.7

307.5

154.1

56-60

2419

331651

151

43819

2570

375470

137.1

289.4

146.1

1861

2845

391642

239

59128

3084

450770

137.7

247.4

146.2

1862

2807

397593

208

52425

3015

450018

141.6

252.0

149.3

1863

2845

450085

254

69247

3099

519332

158.2

272.6

167.6

1864

3259

536653

189

49241

3448

585894

164.7

260.5

169.9

1865

2479

389565

197

52664

2676

442229

157.1

267.3

165.3

61-65

2847

433108

217

56541

3064

489649

152.1

260.1

159.8

1866

2221

358176

210

69273

2431

427449

161.3

329.9

175.8

1867

1713

314231

247

79789

1960

394020

183.4

323.0

201.0

1868

2604

481647

404

159475

3008

641122

185.0

394.7

213.1

1869

2467

500413

414

176547

2881

676960

202.8

426.4

235.0

1870

2212

461460

329

139510

2541

600970

208.6

424.0

236.5

66-70

2243

423185

321

124919

2564

548104

188.6

389.4

213.8

Total

37547

5939720

3448

1126396

40995

7066116

158.2

326.7

172,4

The navigation of the Lower Danube (1871–1880)[5]

Year

Sailing ships

Steamers

Total

Yearly average tonnage

No.

Tons

No.

Tons

Nr.

Tonaj

Sail

Steam

Total

1871

1864

360765

390

188955

2254

549720

193.5

484.5

243.9

1872

1850

305040

368

193250

2218

498290

164.9

525.1

224.7

1873

1403

250008

475

283652

1878

533660

178.2

597.2

284.2

1874

1177

192647

515

321872

1692

514519

163.7

625.

304.1

1875

1212

166665

502

355070

1714

521735

137.5

707.3

304.4

Average 71-75

1501

255025

450

268560

1951

523585

167.6

587.8

272.3

1876

1250

196023

693

552340

1943

748363

156.8

797.0

385.2

1877

298

49605

164

134812

462

184417

166.5

822.0

399.2

1878

1162

164316

700

535847

1862

700163

141.4

765.5

376.0

1879

1541

238526

721

559028

2262

797554

154.8

775.4

352.6

1880

1227

189553

586

468510

1813

658063

154.5

799.5

363.0

Average 76-80

1096

167605

573

450107

1668

617712

154.8

791.9

375.2

Total

12,984

2,113,148

5,114

3,593,336

18,098

5,706,484

162.8

702.6

315.3

Maritime navigation at the Lower Danube (1871–1880)[6]

Flag

Year

1871

1872

1873

1871

1875

Type

No.

Tons

No.

Tons

No.

Tons

No.

Tons

No.

Tons

Austria-Hungary

P[7]

112

39735

74

23833

51

16049

34

10367

31

8005

A

84

33998

74

32561

85

40625

109

54275

86

41524

France

P

4

773

2

410

1

172

1

150

2

401

A

23

11684

38

25077

42

30242

40

28900

36

25564

Germany

P

16

5060

7

1479

2

500

2,

751

-

-

A

-

-

-

-

2

1183

5

4139

4

3224

Greece

P

699

113055

806

141930

557

94157

478

79682

410

69619

A

1

257

1

257

-

-

5

4175

16

10135

Italy

P

222

93591

129

46618

155

5942

72

31219

54

15114

A

3

1337

4

1158

8

8863

5

5

3

1437

Great Britain

P

141

44456

66

18658

76

23918

44

12039

33

9653

A

240

134402

233

129431

300

193234

298

204806

307

250097

Romania

P

42

5025

53

6767

41

6121

-

-

37

4678

Russia

P

64

7395

72

9527

64

9068

70

10945

44

7334

A

3

587

10

2894

16

5873

38

12633

33

9615

Turkey

P

535

45020

628

52981

450

40812

417

37475

589

48345

A

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

2230

-

-

Others

-

35

10135

15

4067

19

8938

27

12960

29

16990

Total

2224

546510

2,212

497648

1869

485697

1650

506751

1714

521735

Flag

year

1876

1877

1878

1879

1880

Type

No.

Tons

No.

Tons

No.

Tons

No.

Tons

No.

Tons

Austria-Hungary

P

30

7398

2

290

18

3894

54

14965

35

8891

A

84

41561

17

9899

87

44923

88

46145

76

40260

France

P

4

1079

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

A

39

31239

7

5860

43

33318

49

37221

58

45091

Germany

P

-

-

-

-

5

1411

1

173

1

341

A

5

3905

-

-

1

666

9

7485

4

3152

Greece

P

548

97991

143

28158

656

109996

805

147689

675

118754

A

18

9225

3

1083

15

10260

43

34741

47

38003

Italy

P

88

34370

16

6501

42

11472

48

13137

49

13918

A

4

2176

-

-

-

-

1

457

3

1321

Great Britain

P

26

7450

18

4312

24

3198

15

4124

9

2543

A

521

444964

134

115390

483

411598

479

408492

362

329715

Romania

P

26

3269

5

744

14

2048

7

864

19

1644

Russia

P

50

6048

8

876

23

2034

50

8483

34

5391

A

-

-

-

-

52

23090

38

15566

28

3412

Turkey

P

473

37566

100

8255

358

25082

545

47613

398

37509

A

1

462

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Others

-

26

20160

6

3049

41

14173

30

10308

15

8118

Total

1943

748863

459

184417

1862

697163

2262

797463

1813

658063

Maritime navigation at the Lower Danube (1881–1890)[8]

Flag

Type

1881

1882

1883

1884

1885

No

Tons

No

Tons

No

Tons

No

Tons

No

Tons

Austria-Hungary

P

18

4306

20

6448

11

2852

7

1643

11

3606

A

83

42699

82

45370

81

43731

83

43220

91

63454

Belgium

A

6

6494

4

4182

2

3145

-

-

-

-

France

A

58

45669

63

58734

66

65125

51

55110

50

56957

Germany

P

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

222

A

3

2168

12

9724

14

12777

2

1408

2

1443

Greece

P

487

84518

364

64787

233

35714

169

28769

232

44845

A

50

44173

46

41856

52

51512

50

52022

61

63388

Italy

P

24

6688

25

7241

15

3799

17

4798

21

5471

A

3

2862

3

2080

1

1260

2

2347

5

4329

Great Britain

P

7

2328

3

1224

-

-

-

-

-

-

A

516

496666

580

607219

532

549942

422

448990

543

584525

Romania

P

15

2967

11

1483

8

1343

4

650

3

555

A

-

-

-

-

2

1836

3

2754

-

-

Russia

P

39

5187

21

3373

17

2445

28

2244

31

5428

A

44

5530

41

4889

45

8108

36

8311

26

7290

Turkey

P

345

33834

359

3384

359

32018

349

34618

290

31444

A

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Others

-

13

7365

10

12435

16

13179

14

13956

13

11001

Total

 

1711

793454

1644

874429

1454

828786

1237

700840

1380

883958

Flag

Type

1886

1887

1888

1889

1890

No

Tons



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