Piper Calls the Tune, the life and legacy of David Boyd, yacht designer
Eoss, Euan & Donaldson, Bob
published by the author, 2016.
not only an excellent biography of David Boyd, one of Scotland’s greatest yacht designers, but also a history of the Piper Class racing yachts, together with a wealth of information and anecdote of the Clyde yachting scene over nearly 100 years.
an important book and an enjoyable read – highly recommended.
Beardmore, the history of a Scottish industrial giant
Hume & Moss
Nonogenarian’s Reminiscences of Garelochside & Helensburgh
and the people who dwelt thereon and therein
Helensburgh, MacNeur & Bryden and Dumbarton, Bennett & Thomson, 1883.
includes biographical notices of Robert Napier and Henry Bell, and brief accounts of the last voyages of the first and second ‘Comet’ .
Historic Families and Notable People of the Lennox
[Leven, Loch Lomond, and Cardross]
Dumbarton, printed for the author, 1891.
Bye-laws and Schedule of Rates made under the Pilotage Act, 1913
and the Clyde Pilotage Order, 1920 by the Clyde Pilotage Authority .
confirmed by the Board of Trade on 18th December, 1928. in force as from 1st January,1929
Glasgow, printed by Robert Anderson, ca.1929.