Berthon’s Collapsing Life Boat
……Master Shipwright’s of Portsmouth Report on Berthon’s Collapsing Life Boat
by Cradock & Wheten
London ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 June, 1854.
a favourable report by the Assistant Master Shipwright and Foreman of Portsmouth Dockyard on the collapsible life boat designed by the Rev. E.L. Berthon of Fareham
folio [32x21cm]. 4 pages. unbound.
good clean condition with 3cm closed tear to first page.
Grand Fleet, warship design and development 1906-1922
by David K. Brown
Chatham Publishing Group 1999
an important work on warship design in the first two decades of the 20th century
Song of the Clyde, a history of Clyde shipbuilding
Walker, Fred M.
Patrick Stephens, 1984
an excellent history of Clyde shipbuilding and the Clyde yards, concentrating more on the industry of the upper Clyde.
the original hardback edition.