This latest Tugs pictorial album contains a selection of stunning colour photographs of tugs that have visited ports in the Bristol area over the last fifty years. Volume 1 includes tugs used for ship handling and in the fleets of C J King and Cory/Wijsmuller/Svitzer. Each photograph is accompanied by an informative caption.
This latest Tugs pictorial album Volume 2, documents some of the smaller tugs that used to be seen in Bristol City Docks plus some of the rarer and larger tugs that have paid only one or two visits to the port in recent years. Each photograph is accompanied by an informative caption.
Two Bristol Tugs in Colour volumes as a bundle. Volume 1 details - http://tinyurl.com/z2q8n3j Volume 2 details - http://tinyurl.com/hmowspf
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. Details of each volume below.
Written by W J Harvey, this is a very comprehensive book about Cory Towage Ltd from its humble beginnings to one of the foremost operators of ship handling worldwide. In its 224 pages it tells the history of the group from 1895 up to the millennium.
This German language book contains a wealth of information about tugs, both for the expert ship connoisseur and the interested newcomer. Fundamentals, construction and practice are discussed, as well as life on board.
Mersey tugs were employed to work with passenger liners, cargo vessels, oil tankers and other vessels working on the river. In this book, Ian Collard charts the development of the Mersey tug from the late nineteenth century to the present day. 96 pages. Softback. Colour, black & white photographs and illustrations.
Written by W van Heck and A M van Zanten, and published by De Alk, this Dutch reference book lists all Dutch tug boats and gives detailed, technical information related to them. Also included are many colour photographs in the centre of the book. This book is the latest 2016 edition.
This Dutch language book features 2,700 tugs all alphabetically listed with technical data. In addition, a number of working vessels, supply vessels and patrol boats are included with their towing capacity. The Dutch towage companies in the are book listed with the associated vessels. Illustrated with over 150 color photos.
This Dutch language book features 2,700 tugs all alphabetically listed with technical data. In addition, a number of working vessels, supply vessels and patrol boats are included with their towing capacity. The Dutch towage companies in the are book listed with the associated vessels. Illustrated with over 150 color photos