the loss of the ‘Princess Victoria’, January 1953
by Stephen Cameron
by Moya Crawford
Thomas Reed Publications, 1999.
the remarkable story of husband and wife salvage team Moya and Alec Crawford, holders of the world depth record for commercial cargo recovery.
“a gripping and true account of wrecks and danger, grit and passion”
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.
by Peter Marsden
written by a leading maritime archaeologist, a detailed summary of nautical discoveries in Britain, from prehistoric times to 1917
by M.J. Gaston
Liverpool Compass CommitteeHMSO, 1857 – 61
by Rev. J.B. Harbord
Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1943.
4th edition, revised and enlarged.
the ‘appendix’ to the case before the High Court of Admiralty between the owners of the barque ‘America’ and the owners of the sailing ship ‘Marpesia’.
The two ships collided in thick fog off the southern coast of Ireland in May 1870, with the loss of the ‘America’.
this volume contains witnesses’ evidence, various documents including extracts from the log of the ‘Marpesia’, and the judge’s verdict which was that the master of the ‘Marpesia’ was at fault.
Marqués y Espejo, Antonio
De Repullés Madrid -4, 1803