“By Road Across the Sea”, the history of Atlantic Steam Navigation Company ltd.
Ferry Publications, 1990
“Nor’ard of the Dogger” or deep sea trials and gospel triumphs
being the story of the initiation, struggles, and successes of the Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen
by E.J. Mather.
London, James Nisbet, 1889
an early impression of this famous text
“Royal Mail”, a centenary history of the Royal Mail Line 1839-1939
Trade and Travel Publications, 
….Report from Vice-Admiral Sir. W.Parker, Commander-in-Chief of the Mediterranean, of Trials of Sailing between her Majesty’s Ships ‘Thetis’ and ‘Spartan’…..
‘Thetis’ and ‘Spartan’
London, Ordered by the House of Commons to be Printed, July 1849
1894 manuscript letter from David Cairns, ship owner of Leith
single sheet letter on attractive headed paper, from David Cairns to Edinburgh solicitors Thomson, Duncan & Black, in which he requests further payment for duties as an expert witness, and advises that he will try and avoid such duties in the future as they are not worth the payment.