“Queen of Scots” rail, steamer and coach tour…..May 1977
5 page itinerary with photo cover sheet for a charter tour by the Wirral Railway Circle.
the tour includes a cruise on the T.S. Queen Mary during her final year of service
American Connection to the sinking of HMS Dasher
by John & Noreen Steele
published by the authors, 2010.
continuing from the authors’ earlier books on the suppressed story of the loss by explosion of the converted aircraft carrier “HMS Dasher” in the Firth of Clyde in March 1943, with the loss of 376 lives.
Beardmore Built, the rise and fall of a Clydeside shipyard
by Ian Johnston
Clydebank Libraries 1993
the short but illustrious history of the famous Dalmuir shipyard from 1904 to 1930.
illustrated with a wealth of contemporary photographs of the works and naval and merchant ships built
Beardmore, the history of a Scottish industrial giant
Hume & Moss
Bell’s Comet, how a paddle steamer changed the course of history
by P.J.G. Ransom
Amberley Publishing, 2012.
an excellent modern study of Henry Bell and his steamship ‘Comet’, and their influence on the early development of steam at sea
Caledonian Steam Packet Co. Ltd., an illustrated history
MacArthur, Iain C.
Glasgow, Clyde River Steamer Club, 1971.
includes the original prospectus sheet for the book.
an elusive history of one of the foremost Firth of Clyde shipping companies.