Take The Strain
the Alexandra Towing Company and the British tugboat business 1833-1987
by Tim Nicholson
published by the company, 1990.
a comprehensive history of one of Britain’s leading tug and towage companies.
317 pages. illustrated with photos.
ISBN 0951649507 .
very good condition hardback in the dust-jacket. ‘display copy’ sticker to front.
“Queen of Scots” rail, steamer and coach tour…..May 1977
5 page itinerary with photo cover sheet for a charter tour by the Wirral Railway Circle.
the tour includes a cruise on the T.S. Queen Mary during her final year of service
Sailing Trawlers, the story of deep-sea fishing with long line and trawl
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