Abstract if the Returns made to the Board of Trade of Wrecks, Casualties, and Collisions
which occurred on and near the coasts of the United Kingdom, from the 1st January to the 31st December 1870;
with particulars of lives lost; also……on or near the coasts of the Channel Islands and the British Possessions Abroad; and…….wrecks, casualties, and collisions which occurred to British vessels at sea and on and near the coasts of foreign countries;
[together with statements of the official inquiries into the causes of wrecks, etc. and statements showing the lives saved, rewards for salvage of life, contributions towards the maintenance of life boats, etc.,]
Attempt to Develop the Law of Storms by means of facts, arranged according to place and time
and hence to point out a cause for the variable winds, with the view to practical use in navigation
by Lt. Col. C.W. Reid.
London, John Weale, 1850.
the final edition of this important meteorological text based on a historical study on storms and hurricanes, and including detailed accounts and studies of storms around the world in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
complete with the twelve folding charts and graphs, and the frontispiece of seamen’s circles
Berthon’s Collapsing Life Boat
……Master Shipwright’s of Portsmouth Report on Berthon’s Collapsing Life Boat
by Cradock & Wheten
London ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 June, 1854.
a favourable report by the Assistant Master Shipwright and Foreman of Portsmouth Dockyard on the collapsible life boat designed by the Rev. E.L. Berthon of Fareham
Blood on the Sea, American Destroyers lost in World War II
Parkin, Robert S.
New York, Sarpedon 1996
Blow Five, a history of the Alexandra Towing Co.Ltd.
by W.B. Hallam
Liverpool, The Journal of Commerce, 1976
a good illustrated history of the famous Liverpool tug company
Britain’s Lifeboats, the story of a century of heroic service
Dawson, Major A.J.
Hodder & Stoughton. London, 1923