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.
Report of the Official Inquiry into the Loss by Stranding of the s.s. ‘London Valour’
Wallasey, Mercantile Marine Service Association, .
the London & Overseas Freighters Ltd. bulk carrier ‘London Valour’ was driven ashore from her anchorage off Genoa in April 1970, with the loss of 20 lives
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.
Norwegian Coastal Charts
A Collection of 1920’s / 30’s Norwegian Coastal Charts issued by the Norwegian Geographic Survey
11 large nautical charts, dissected and mounted on linen. measuring 120x78cm or thereabouts. some staining and some tears at the folds, but generally in good condition.
with a few vignette illustrations of lighthouses and beacons, and hand-colour features showing lights and light beam sectors.
concentrating on the northern coast, with the following identification numbers:
68, fra Steigen til Tranoy.
69, fra Tranoy til Raftsuns og Fjeldsund.
70, fra Rost til Vaeroy.
71, fra Vaeroy til Lofotodden.
72, fra Lofotodden til Ure.
73, fra Ure til Brettesnes.
77, fra Fjeldsund til Harstad og Lavangen.
79, fra Harstad og Kvaefjord til Risoysund og Senjen.
80, fra Harstad og Sjoveien til Dyroy. 81, fra Nordmjele til Andenes og Dverberg.
plus two others out of sequence, ‘230’, Tysfjorden og Ofotfjorden. ‘311’, fra Stott til Andenes.
Royal Navy Search and Rescue, a centenary celebration
by David Morris
a well illustrated centenary history of the aircraft, crews, and operations of the Royal Navy’s search and rescue service