by Anthony J. Cumming
Naval Institute Press, 2010.
the author challenges the effectiveness of the air force and argues that the Royal Navy deserves a much greater prominencein winning the Battle of Britain in 1940
fine condition hardback in the dust-jacket.
ISBN 9781591141600 .
by Brian Patton
Silver Link Publishing, 2007.
the story of the ferries, mail ships, cargo vessels, excursion ships, etc. that sailed to Ireland. illustrated with a wealth of historic photographs.
by Ian McCrorie
Caledonian MacBrayne, 2003.
a nice little history of the car ferry ‘Pioneer’ that served the inner and outer Hebrides and the Clyde islands.
by Hughes & Eames
Gwynedd Archives, 1975
an invaluable record of the 19th century sailing ships built in and sailing from Porthmadog in North Wales
from Dundee to France and back in a small boat
by William Forwell
Blackie & Son, 1879
an entertaining account of a voyage down the east coast of Scotland and England, and across the Channel to France.
Inspired by John Macgregor’s exploits in ‘Rob Roy’, the Reverend Forwell had himself built a square-sterned yawl of just 19-feet on the water-line and embarked on this epic voyage in May 1877