‘Gathering of the Clans’, history of the Clan Line Steamers Ltd.
Shield Publications, 1988.
A Maritime History of Bath, Maine, and the Kennebec River Region – William Avery Baker
Baker, William Avery
Bath, Maine, 1973
Analysis of the Isherwood System of Ship Construction
New York, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1919.
29 page article from the Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, plus a series of 8 plates of folding plans, etc.
British Shipbuilding Yards, volume 1: North-East Coast
by Norman L. Middlemiss
Shield Publications, 1993.
illustrated histories of 50 shipbuilding yards on the Tyne, Tees, Wear, and other areas of the north-east coast of England.
Building Britain’s Wooden Walls, the Barnard Dynasty ca.1697-1851
by John E. Barnard
Anthony Nelson, 1997.
tracing the history of four generations of the Barnard family of shipbuilders from their modest beginnings in Ipswich in the 1740’s to their demise on the River Thames in the first quarter of the 19th century.
In their prime they were a premier contractor to both the Navy Board and the Honourable East India Company.
Chatham Dockyard 1815-1865, the industrial transformation
Ashgate Publishing, for the Navy Records Society, 2009.
a selection of letters and documents providing an insight into the workings of Chatham naval dockyard during the important period of transition from sail to steam, and from wood to iron shipbuilding