the story of Frederick Walker, CB, DSO, RN, and the Battle of the Atlantic
by Alan Burn
Leo Cooper, 1993.
224 pages. illustrated with photos. ISBN 085052315X .
fine condition hardback in the dust-jacket.
by David Lewis
Rupert Hart-Davis, 1963.
the first single-handed Trans-Atlantic race, and the return voyage, in the 25′ Vertue yacht “Cardinal Vertue”.
Mariners Library Edition no.47 – one of the scarcest in the series
by Vice-Admiral G.A. Ballard
America’s influence on Atlantic history from the coming of the first Europeans to the end of the 19th century.
Blue Riband Liners 1838-1952.
by Arnold Kludas
Chatham Publishing, 2000.
well illustrated in colour and tone, including 35 drawings of all the Blue Riband ships by Dietmar Borchert.
with some account of early ships and shipowners
by Henry Fry
Sampson Low, 1896.
a scarce history of the early development of the Atlantic crossing, with much information on the individual shipping lines.