being the history of Alfred Booth and Company 1863-1958
by A.J. John
Allen & Unwin, 1959.
includes a history of the Booth Steamship line
by E.W. Paget-Tomlinson
Bibby Line, 1982.
an attractively produced and well illustrated short history of the Liverpool shipping line
by W.B. Hallam
Liverpool, The Journal of Commerce, 1976
a good illustrated history of the famous Liverpool tug company
edited by J.P. Gordon
Alfred Holt & Co., 1965.
by P.M. Heaton
Starling Press, 1987.
history of the Liverpool shipping line trading to north Brazil and the River Amazon.
by John F. Gibson
Liverpool, Henry Young & Sons, 1953.
an excellent company history, being a detailed study of the Whitehaven and Liverpool shipbuilding and shipping company.
volume one deals with the sailing ship era, volume two, the steamship era.
scarce little Ellerman Lines history, expanded from an article in the December 1947 ‘Sea Breezes’.
P M Heaton Publishing, 2004.
history and fleet list of the Liverpool based shipping company.
World Ship Society, 1997.
a comprehensive history of the coastal tramp ship owners of Liverpool and the Mersey.