A Compleat Theory of the Construction and Properties of Vessels, with practical conclusions for the management of ships,made easy to navigators – Leonhard Euler
London, printed for P.Elmsley, 1776
A Maritime History of Bath, Maine, and the Kennebec River Region – William Avery Baker
Baker, William Avery
Bath, Maine, 1973
A Treatise on Marine and Naval Architecture, or theory and practice blended in Ship Building John W. Griffiths
by John W. Griffiths
New York, Appleton & Company, 1854
covering the whole range of shipbuilding, with chapters dedicated to the history of shipbuilding, building ocean steamers, coasting, and river vessels, warships, yachts, etc.
the 4th edition, considerably enlarged from earlier editions, and complete with the tinted frontispiece depicting the paddle-stamer Georgia, and the series of blue-print style plates
An Outline of Ship Building, theoretical and practical
Wilson, Theodore D.
New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1878
An Universal Dictionary of the Marine – William Falconer
London, printed for T.Cadell, 1784
Analysis of the Isherwood System of Ship Construction
New York, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1919.
29 page article from the Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, plus a series of 8 plates of folding plans, etc.
Auxiliary Ketch ‘Southern Cross’ / motor yacht ‘ Maureen Mhor’
Glasgow, Yarrow & Co. Ltd., 1962.
landscape format colour illustrated brochure.
‘Maureen Mhor’ was designed by the G.L.Watson company, ‘Southern Cross’ by W.McPherson Campbell, and was once owned by Frank Sinatra.
Both vessels seem to be still around as charter yachts.
Beardmore, the history of a Scottish industrial giant
Hume & Moss
Birth of the Battleship, British Capital Ship design 1870-1881
by John Beeler
a fresh insight into the period often seen as the ‘dark ages’ of British warship design.