Small coastal trading vessels
Written in German text, this book tells about old harbours throughout Northern Europe, and how they are adapting to the changing trading and commercial patterns of the 21st century.
For centuries, Somerset depended on its harbours and rivers as its lifeblood. This is the story of the country's ports, pills and waterways - the unique vessels and the skilled men that used them, the cargoes they carried and the day-to-day practicalities of their lives.
A pocket sized book with colour and black & white pictures and captions. As a maritime nation, ships and the sea have a special place in the hears of the people of the United Kingdom. This book informs that interest by providing a guide to the warships, cruise ships and ferries that can be seen around our shores.
This book by Mike G Fell OBE is packed with photographs and illustrations that make up the history of tthe Port of Goole and its railways. Softback, 120 pages.
Published by Stegro, this Dutch book lists the distinctive coasters under the ownership of Beck's Scheepvaartkantoor NV from 1861 until 2003. It includes many black/white photographs of the ships and gives detailed, technical information related to them. The book has 196 pages and is written in Dutch.
This is the first publication in a new Classic..... series. All the ships featured in this impressive colour album were built in the Netherlands, although not all sailed under the Dutch flag. The heyday of the Dutch coaster was the early 1960s when over 1000 were in service.
The Clyde River and Other Steamers is the second book of the Duckworth and Langmuir series of books on coastal shipping fleets. The emphasis in these books is on the ships themselves, rather than on social history, geography, economics or personnel, though these receive attention from time to time. 343 pages. Hardback.
Written by David L Williams / Richard de Kerbrech and published by Ian Allan in 2008, this book is a pictorial album of superb colour photographs accompanied by very detailed captions of coastal ships throughout the 1950s and 1960s. It is a charming snapshot view of the British coastal scene with many examples of coastal vessel types. RRP: £14.99 Our...
This book, written by John de S. Winser, documents for the first time the vital role of coasters in supporting military operations in western Europe during the Second World War.
This book is written by Bernard McCall and is the first in the series of "Coasters of ..............". This volume reviews coastal vessels on the River Avon and the River Severn and its local ports. Within its 80 pages are 30 colour and 51 black/white photographs.
Written by Bernard McCall, this book has 83 colour photographs of coasters built during the 1970s. The photographs date from the 1970s up to the present day and we see some ships in their original guise and others after being sold and/or modernised. A detailed captions accompanying the photographs tell more about the history of the ship.
This hardback full-colour album details coasters built in the 70s over 96 pages and with 106 photographs.