British Fishing-Boats and Coastal Craft
by E.W. White
London, HMSO, 1952 & 1957.
useful handbooks to the traditional sailing fishing boats and coastal craft of the British Isles.
Part 1 – Historical Survey.
Part 2 – Catalogue of the collection in the Science Museum.
illustrated with 38 full-page photographs, mostly with two illustrations to a page
a voyage…. to study whales, plankton and the waters of the Southern Ocean in the old Royal Research Ship ‘Discovery’, with the results brought up to date by the findings of the R.R.S. ‘Discovery II’
by Sir Alister Hardy
a classic oceanography and whaling title based on the 1925-27 voyages made in Captain Scott’s famous ship ‘Discovery’ during her later career as a research vessel.
the story of the herring luggers of England, Scotland and the Isle of Man
March, Edgar J.
David & Charles, 1969.
good quality reprint of the original 1952 work; the authoritative text is complemented by nearly 200 photographs, 60 pages of scale plans, and 76 sketches of gear.
Northumberland Sea Fisheries Committee
Report on the Scientific Investigations for the year 1903 [to 1911]
Meek, Alexander [editor]
nine annual reports, each of between 50+ – 80+ pages, with many tables, charts and other illustrations. an important source work on the North Sea fisheries off the coast of Northumberland in the early years of the 20th century