World Ship Society, 1997.
a comprehensive history of the coastal tramp ship owners of Liverpool and the Mersey.
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 E.W. Paget-Tomlinson
Bibby Line, 1982.
an attractively produced and well illustrated short history of the Liverpool shipping line
by F.C. Thornley
T. Stephenson, 1962.
by Duckworth & Langmuir
the fleets of the west coast of England.
scarce little Ellerman Lines history, expanded from an article in the December 1947 ‘Sea Breezes’.
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 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.