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.
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 186 page, A4 softback book has been written by Mike Dovey and Ken Bottoms, and published by TPO & Seapost Society in August 2014. It is a short history of the company with a comprehensive, well illustrated fleet list.
Created in 1973 with the amalgamation of the Caledonian Steam Packet Co. and David MacBrayne, CalMac's black hulls and white toppings have been a common sight on the Clyde estuary, sailing to the Western Isles and on numerous short crossings in the western Highlands. The company has even been immortalised in song. Written by Alistair Deayton, 127 pages.
This is a very comprehensive study of the Clan Line shipping company from 1879 to 1981. It has a very detailed and well illustrated fleet list.
This book is the first of a planned series of Maritime Memories titles. Using archive colour photographs from the collection of a number of renowned maritime photographers, the final decade of this famous shipping company is vividly recalled.
Ubiquitous in every supermarket and corner shop, it is hard to imagine a world without bananas. But it was once so! Britain’s love affair with the humble banana is as much the story of Elders & Fyffes, a company set up to import the golden fruit into the United Kingdom.
The 2016 edition of a volume in a series of 4 books to be published annually and listing ships that are likely to be seen in European waters. The book is a laminated softback, spiral bound, and contains 220 pages. This volume lists Tankers. There are only four colour photographs in the book.
Aerial photographer Herman IJsseling of Flying Focus was once again at last to take off in his Cessna Skymaster PH-FLF to photograph ships in the roughest of weather conditions. After a number of relatively calm winters, the 2011/2012 season was particularly wild and stormy. The flights provided sufficient spectacular pictures to compile a new...
The stormseasons 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 were wild and stormy now and then. Aerial photographer Herman IJsseling of Flying Focus was once again able to take off in his Cessna Skymaster PH-FLF to photograph ships in the roughest of weather conditions on the Northsea. These flights over the high seas provided sufficient spectacular pictures to compile...
Written by Malcolm Cooper, Bill Harvey and Bill Laxon, this book is the history of two historically important and fascinating companies, the Shire Line and the Glen Line. It includes comprehensive fleet lists and many photographs of the ships, both black/white and colour.