Ports and other ships
Arklow Shippingis a well illustrated company history. It is a softback A4 size book of 96 pages with many colour photographs.
ACL’s first 50 years have been rich with many industry innovations, history-making events and a very interesting cast of characters. Philip Parker, following on a long career managing ACL’s Marine Operations, has taken on the daunting task of chronicling the creation and growth of the company over those first 50 years.
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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.
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.
Against a background of the ruthless U-boat menace, famous artist Lieutenant N. Wilkinson RNVR put his Dazzle Paint Scheme to the Admiralty in April 1917. In this long overdue book Glyn L. Evans reveals the process that led to the introduction of Dazzle painting, how and by whom the ships were painted, and the international reaction to them.
Written by Andrew Wiltshire, this book contains 106 colour images of bulk carriers including specialised vessels for the carriage of ore, cement, coal and self-discharge in addition to the many different types of conventional bulkers and ore/oil vessels.
In this latest addition to Andrew Wiltshire’s Looking Back series, we take a fifty year journey exploring container ships from around the world.