Shipbuilding Business in the United States of America
edited by Professor F.G. Fassett
New York, Society of Naval Architects, 1948.
short history of American shipbuilding, and a detailed analysis of the industry in the immediate post-war years.
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
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 & Shipping Record. volume 77
London, Shipbuilding & Shipping Record Office, 1951.
a tremendous record of the shipbuilding and shipping industry in the mid 20th century.
well illustrated with photos and plans.
not quite a full year, containing the issues from January 25th (partly bound in at the end) to December 27th
Ships & Shipbuilders, pioneers of design and construction
by Fred M. Walker
Seaforth Publishing, 2010.
a fine chronological study of more than 130 engineers, scientists, philosophers, businessmen, naval architects and inventors who have influenced and shaped ship design and shipbuilding through the centuries
Ships and other Sorts of Craft used by the various Nations of the World
Francis Edwards, 1970