by Peter H. Spectre
W W Norton, 1991.
fully illustrated with stunning colour photos by Benjamin Mendlowitz
square format hardback [26x22cm]. 220 pages.
fine condition in the dust-jacket.
by John F. Gibson
Liverpool, Henry Young & Sons, 1953.
an excellent company history, being a detailed study of the Whitehaven and Liverpool shipbuilding and shipping company.
volume one deals with the sailing ship era, volume two, the steamship era.
World Ship Society, 1997.
a comprehensive history of the coastal tramp ship owners of Liverpool and the Mersey.
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
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Samuel Cunard and the revolutionary world of the great Atlantic steamships
by Stephen Fox