Linen, leather, bleached products and whisky were its major exports, although the town had been a key port for centuries.
Because of its history as a key port in the slave trade, Bristol has a large, long-established black population.
About twenty miles from the key port of Busan its crew sighted an unidentified ship.
During this era, Vietnam was a key port of call on the sea route between China and India.
He ordered the army to unload cargo from key ports and called a snap election, on the basis of this decision.
A central exhibition explains Palmerston's plans to defend the key naval port.
During the early stages of the War of 1812, attacks could be expected from many key ports and other locations.
The township and the life of the village as a key port began to fade.
As a result, land near shipping routes and key ports was extremely valuable.
The capture of the two key ports effectively spelled the end of the strike.