by Sydney D. Waters
Christchurch, Whitcombe & Tombs, 1961.
a good lively centenary history of the Shaw Savill, and the earlier Albion, shipping line and its importance to the development of New Zealand
incorporating Albion Line, Shaw Savill & Company, John Leslie, Walter Savill and his ships, Crusader Shipping Company, Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line
Spong, H.C. & Osborne, Richard H.
World Ship Society, 2011.
De Kerbrech, Richard P.
Conway Maritime Press, 1986.
the decline of a great shipping line in the post-war years.
by Clarkson & Fenton
by H.M. Le Fleming
Adlard Coles, 1961.
Hodder, EdwinHodder & Stoughton, 1890
a brief chronology and history of the ships owned and managed for associated companies.
by Craig J.M. Carter
World Ship Society, 1981.
Sarawak Steamship Company, 2004.
primarily a detailed listing of the ships of the Straits Steamship Company, Eastern Shipping Company, Soon Keck, Sabah Steamship Company, Ho Hong Steamship Company, etc.