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
Ships’ Gear. proceedings of the technical symposium on “The Future Technical Pattern of Control Engineering, Equipment and Ship Operation”
Hind, Antony J. [editor]
Fishing News 1967
Song of the Clyde, a history of Clyde shipbuilding
Walker, Fred M.
Patrick Stephens, 1984
an excellent history of Clyde shipbuilding and the Clyde yards, concentrating more on the industry of the upper Clyde.
the original hardback edition.
Souvenirs de Marine
collection de plans ou dessins de navires et de bateaux anciens ou modernes,
existants ou disparus, avec les élements numériques nécessaires a leur construction
by Vice-Amiral Francois-Edmond Paris
Grenoble, Editions Des 4 Seigneurs, 1975.
a fine facsimile reprint of the famous 1892-1908 work, reproducing all of the 360 plates, which in turn illustrate several thousand craft. limited to 1700 sets.
please note that these are very heavy books and we will need to charge extra shipping costs for overseas orders – please ask for details
Steam at Sea, two centuries of steam-powered ships
Conway Maritime, 1997