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.
Beardmore, the history of a Scottish industrial giant
Hume & Moss
Steam at Sea, two centuries of steam-powered ships
Conway Maritime, 1997
Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects, volume XXVII 
Holmes, George [editor]
18 papers by eminent figures from the fields of shipbuilding, marine engineering and shipping in the late 19th century. Including papers on the speed trials of recent warships, the use of mild steel in shipbuilding, closed stokeholds, the working of cables and stowage of anchors, a proposed steam life boat, the strength of bulkheads, etc., etc.
shipbuilding, marine engineering