Marshall Islands History Sources No. 4
Trading Companies in the Marshall Islands in 1886

compiled by Dirk H.R. Spennemann

CompanyNationalityChief DepotEmployees thereTraders on outer islandsShare in corpra exports (tons)
Hernsheim & CoGermanJaluit58400
Pacific Navigation Co.Hawaiian (under US Flag)Jaluit3150
Henderson & MacFarlaneEnglish (New Zealand)Majuro35200
Tiernan VentureAmericanLikiep410200
*)Deutsche Handels- und Plantagensgesellschaft der SÆdsee Inseln zu Hamburg


1886Die Verhältnisse auf den Marshallinseln. Deutsche Kolonialzeitung 3, 789-794.

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