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
System of Work in a Great Lake Shipyard
[the Chicago Ship Building Company]
by W.L. Babcock
New York, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1899.
16 page article from the Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, plus a series of 20 plates of folding plans, photographs of shipyard work, etc.
Shipbuilding, theoretical and practical
edited by W.J.MacQuorn Rankine
London, William MacKenzie, 1866.
the authoritative text by Isaac Watts, W.J.M.Rankine, Frederick K.Barnes, and James Robert Napier, is followed by a series of forty-five fine engraved plates, many double-page or folding out, “from drawings furnished by some of the most eminent British shipbuilders”.
the work was designed to form a ‘complete system of information on the art of shipbuilding, and on the scientific principles on which it is founded’;
arranged under seven divisions: Hydraulics of Shipbuilding. Geometry of Shipbuilding. Strength of Materials as applied to Shipbuilding. Practical Shipbuilding. Masts, Sails, and Rigging. Marine Steam Engineering. Shipbuilding for purposes of War.
Shipbuilding Industry, its history, practice, science, and finance
by David Pollock
a useful handbook to the British shipbuilding industry in the early years of the 20th century, together with some historical material
A Maritime History of Bath, Maine, and the Kennebec River Region – William Avery Baker
Baker, William Avery
Bath, Maine, 1973