Report relating to the Meteorological Department of the Board of Trade
Report of a Committee appointed to consider certain questions relating to the Meteorological Department of the Board of Trade
particularly relevant to meteorology at sea – the collection, publishing, etc. of data, improvements in the system of weather telegraphy, staffing, etc.
Abstract “of Returns Relating to Pilots and Pilotage in the United Kingdom”
(year ended 31st December 1893)
London, HMSO, 1894.
a very detailed annual report containing a wealth of statistical information on the pilotage service in the UK and Ireland in the late 19th century. includes bye-laws, regulations, names and ages of pilots, rates of pilotage, income received from pilotage, etc.,etc.
Glossary of Navigation, a vade mecum for practical navigators
by Rev. J.B. Harbord
Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1943.
4th edition, revised and enlarged.
Coxswain’s Bride or the Rising Tide, a tale of the sea
by R.M. Ballantyne
London, James Nisbet, ca.1900.
Digest of Leading Cases on the Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
with an appendix containing the regulations of 1897, 1884, 1880, and 1863; excerpt from report of Trinity House Fog-Signal Committee in 1901, etc.
and notes by David Wright Smith….solicitor, Glasgow
Edinburgh, printed by T & A Constable at the University Press, 1907.
a valuable source work on late 19th and early 20th century shipping casualties, with abstracts of the reports on 116 incidents.