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.
VSEL 1877-1987 Barrow-built Warships and naval support vessels
5-fold colour printed brochure.
very good condition.
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.
Address to the Institution of Civil Engineers [photo-copy]
by Sir William H. White
a photo-copy of the 169 page address given by Sir William White on taking over as President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
bound in card covers.
contains a vast amount of useful information on shipbuilding, warship design, naval architecture, etc. in the later 19th century.