by Wilfred Granville
Andre Deutsch, 1962.
a fascinating guide to the colloquial speech of the Royal and merchant navies, fishing fleets, yachtsmen, lightshipmen, bargees, dockers, etc.
good clean ex-library copy in the original hardback binding.
by Edgar J. March.
David & Charles, 1981.
the standard work on the sailing trawlers of the British Isles, illustrated with nearly 200 photos plus many scale plans and drawings
by Ross Watton
Conway Maritime, 1989.
a volume in the “Anatomy of the Ship” series, including a wealth of plans, photos and drawings depicting every aspect of the great liner.
Robert Gardiner (editor)
a volume in Conway’s excellent “History of the Ship” series, covering the merchant sailing ship from 1830 to 1930.
by E.C. Talbot-Booth
Sampson Low, 1949.
the first post-war edition of this indispensable guide to the world’s merchant ships.
fully illustrated both with photos and silhouette drawings.