by Graeme Somner
World Ship Society, 2000.
Bell, Gordon & Credland, Arthur
Blackthorn Press, 2010.
the first published collection of all the marine drawings made by the Hull artist John Ward in the 1840’s, with notes to the drawings and background text
a history of the Belle Fleet and paddle steamer era
by Peter Box
Tyndale & Panda Publishing, 1989.
the Belle Fleet paddle steamers that served the coastal towns of Kent, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk
by Roy Fenton
Seaforth Publishing, 2011.
a fine book, full of over 300 evocative photographs, tracing the hundred and fifty year history of the traditional steam and diesel coasters.
Waine Research Publications, 2003.
with the usual excellent plans and illustrations.
Ovenden, John & Shayer, David
Underwater Video Services, 2002.
detailed studies of twenty-two major Channel Island shipwrecks from Roman times to the late 20th century. a fine book, profusely illustrated in colour.
World Ship Society, 1997.
a comprehensive history of the coastal tramp ship owners of Liverpool and the Mersey.
Shield Publications, 1988.
by Kenneth Giggal.
Chancellor Press, 1996 (reprint)
forty sailing ships from around the world, from the 16th to 19th centuries, described and finely illustrated in colour by Cornelis de Vries