‘Gathering of the Clans’, history of the Clan Line Steamers Ltd.
Shield Publications, 1988.
A Compleat Theory of the Construction and Properties of Vessels, with practical conclusions for the management of ships,made easy to navigators – Leonhard Euler
London, printed for P.Elmsley, 1776
A Maritime History of Bath, Maine, and the Kennebec River Region – William Avery Baker
Baker, William Avery
Bath, Maine, 1973
A Treatise on Marine and Naval Architecture, or theory and practice blended in Ship Building John W. Griffiths
by John W. Griffiths
New York, Appleton & Company, 1854
covering the whole range of shipbuilding, with chapters dedicated to the history of shipbuilding, building ocean steamers, coasting, and river vessels, warships, yachts, etc.
the 4th edition, considerably enlarged from earlier editions, and complete with the tinted frontispiece depicting the paddle-stamer Georgia, and the series of blue-print style plates
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.
Beardmore, the history of a Scottish industrial giant
Hume & Moss
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.
Canvassing the Clyde, Stanley Spencer and the shipyards
by Patrizio & Little
Glasgow Museums, 1994.
written to accompany a 1994 exhibition, a fine colour illustrated study of the war-time work of the artist Stanley Spencer, depicting the workers of the Clyde shipyards.
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