The Steam Engine
comprising an account of its invention and progressive improvement; with an investigation of its principles, and the proportions of its parts for efficiency and strength:
detailing also its application to Navigation, Mining, Impelling Machines, etc. and the results collected in numerous tables for practical use.
illustrated by twenty plates, and numerous wood cuts.
London, printed for J.Taylor, 1827.
European Shipbuilding, one hundred years of change
proceedings of the third Shipbuilding History Conference at the National Maritime Museum, April 1983
edited by Fred M. Walker & Anthony SlavenWalker
Marine Publications, 1983.
Improvements in Steam Engines – Patent Specification
by Thomas Mudd
Thomas Mudd was recruited in 1883 by the West Hartlepool shipbuilders William Gray & Co. to set up the marine engine building side of the Business, the Central Marine Engineering Works.
Cook, Welton & Gemmell
Shipbuilders of Hull and Beverley 1883-1963
by Thompson, Newton, Robinson & Lofthouse
Hutton Press, 1999.
history of the Yorkshire shipbuilding yard and record of ships built over eighty years – mostly fishing vessels.
a substantial volume, well researched and extensively illustrated.