“Vales” of Glasgow – Andrew Crawford & Co. Ltd. 1895-1955
Glasgow, published by the company, 1955
a scarce sixty year history of the Glasgow shipowning company
‘Clyde Steamers’, magazine of the Clyde River Steamer Club
Glasgow, Clyde River Steamer Club, 1965-2015.
a fine long run of the magazine from issue 1 (1965) to issue 51 (2015), but please note that issues one and two are supplied in photo-copy form.
also bound into the second hardback volume are the following Clyde River Steamer Club publications – ‘Columba Centenary’, 1978. ‘Golden Jubilee 1932-1982’, ‘The Craigendoran Story’, 1983. ‘The Thirties, a personal recollection’, 1987.
19th century bill of lading for a cargo bound for Ampanan from Singapore
a bill of lading dated 27th August 1842 at Singapore, for a cargo of ‘thirtyone boxes china cask[?]’ to be shipped on board the ship ‘James’ Ampanan [modern day Ampana in Indonesia] from Singapore.
Signed by the ship’s Master, John Ross.
14×26.5cm. good condition.
Aboard Queen Mary II, a purser’s life on the Glasgow Boat
Orr, Richard M.
The Grimsay Press, 2011.
an entertaining glimpse of daily life on board on board one of the Clyde’s best loved excursion ships between 1958 and 1964
Advent of Steam, the merchant steamship before 1900
Robert Gardiner (editor)
a volume in Conway’s authoritative “History of the Ship” series.