This 152 page hardback book is the first volume of what will be a 3-volume set, and it looks at the beginnings of the Cochrane company in Beverley, and its subsequent move to Selby.
This book, with 96 pages of text and photographs, tells the story of the 700 or more shallow-draught boats that took part in the audacious Operation Dynamo of 1940.
Written by Mike Smyle and published by Amberley Publishing, this well illustrated book traces some of the many ways in which the fishing industry from Duncansby Head to the Solway Firth has changed and developed over the last century.
Continuing the voyage round the coast, Mike Smylie shows us the fishing industry as it once was on the South Coast and intersperses the images with modern views.
Written by Gloria Wilson, this book provides a pictorial appreciation of the boats and fishing communities of Scotland and north-east England from the 1950s to the present, making use of the author's unique collection of photographs.
Published by the History Press, this book is a memorial to the Sputniks and Spinningdales, with brief histories and photographs, and some fine fishermen's anecdotes about the multitude of things these boats did during some of the best years the fishing industry will ever know.
Written by Mike Smylie, this 96 page book contains a fascinating selection of photographs that trace some of the many ways in which the fishing industry from the Tweed to the Northern Isles has changed and developed over the last century.
Written by Mike Smylie, this book brings together the differing types of fishing boat, with notes on their design, construction and use. Profusely illustrated, the book is the first to attempt coverage of all of the vernacular craft of the European coast line.
Published on 7 July 2014, this second hardback volume of 160 pages of what will be a 3 - volume set looks at the beginning of the Great War to the start of World War 2 and includes details of vessels taken into Admiralty Service.
Published 13 May 2016. Authored by Gilbert Mayes and Michael Thompson, this book has a detailed history of each vessel built between 1940 and 1993. The volume is fully illustrated with many superb, rare colour and black/white photographs. There are three colour pages depicting the funnel colours of vessel owners.
All three volumes together for £50.00 + free UK postage. Offer valid until 30 June 2016. Details of each volume below.