Small coastal trading vessels
This book is intended to give a snapshot of the events that occurred in the shipping industry during 2017. There were many talking points during the year as the industry was still coping with the effects following the departure of some well known owners the previous year. All three authors are keen ship photographers and have written for a variety of...
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.
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.
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 important book documents the history of the British Motor Coaster. The opening chapter looks at the engines used to power these vessels and then moves on to record some of the pioneering motor ships built just before the First World War.
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.
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.