Sentence Examples with the word shipowner

After an apprenticeship in a counting-house, he led a seafaring life for several years, and became a shipowner and merchant.

High; Chalmers hospital (founded by Alexander Chalmers of Clunie, a merchant and shipowner of the town); a masonic hall of tasteful design; and the academy, a modern structure in the Grecian style, to which there is attached an extensive museum, containing examples of the early mechanical genius of James Ferguson, the astronomer.