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200 Years of Clyde Paddle Steamers (RPND)
Alistair Deayton and Iain Quinn take us through two centuries of Clyde paddle steamers, illustrating the most famous, such as the Columba, Jeanie, Deans and Waverley, showing not...
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A World Apart
The story of the men and boats that kept communication and commerce alive for the Hebridean islanders in all weathers and despite the many dangers.
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Always Boats & Men
A beautifully put together volume reflecting upon the relationship between an island people and the vessels that carry them down to the sea in ships. Featuring the poetry of Angus...
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Argonauts of the Western Isles
Robin Lloyd-Jones has been exploring the enchanting west coast of Scotland in his sea kayak for more than fourty years. Here he takes us on many a memorable expedition to wild...
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Attention All Shipping
This solemn, rhythmic intonation of the shipping forecast on BBC radio is as familiar as the sound of Big Ben chiming the hour. Since its first broadcast in the 1920s it has inspired...
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Bell Rock Lighthouse: An Illustrated History
The Bell Rock Lighthouse, standing on Inchcape Rock 12 miles from Arbroath, has stood as an 'Industrial Wonder of the World' since its completion in 1811. It is the oldest sea-washed...
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Bell's Comet
P. J. G Ransoms new study of Bell and the Comet and their place in history, written to mark the Comet bicentenary in 2012. The author shows that the direct influence of Bell extended...
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Black Friday
Black Friday is the astonishing true story of a coastal community that lost 189 men in a single afternoon. Britain's worst fishing disaster decimated the coastal community of Eyemouth...
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British Herring Industry
At different times of the year, herring were found in commercial numbers in the North Sea, the Moray Firth, the Minches, the Firth of Clyde, the Irish Sea and the English Channel...
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Building of the Queen Elizabeth 2, The
Much has been written about Queen Elizabeth 2 - and deservedly so as her story is an incredible one that has established her place in maritime history. The Building of Queen Elizabeth...
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By Steamer to the Argyllshire Coast
At the turn of the twentieth century, new laws introduced paid holidays forthe masses and the seaside towns of Scotland saw a huge influx ofvisitors., Holidaymakers poured from...
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By Steamer to the Ayrshire Coast (RPND)
At the turn of the twentieth century new laws introduced paid holidays for the masses and the seaside towns of Scotland saw a huge influx of visitors. From Glasgow, Paisley and...
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Caledonian Canal, Lochs Locks and Pleasure Steamers
The Caledonian Canal was cut to link Scotland's east and west coasts and among its many users were boats engaged in herring fishing - as the fish migrated, they were followed from...
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Caledonian Canal, The
Telford's plan, to connect Loch Ness, Loch Oich and Loch Lochy with each other and the sea, was a huge undertaking which brought civil engineering to the Highlands on a heroic...
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Caledonian MacBrayne: The Fleet
This book, published specifically for Caledonian Macbrayne, covers the history of the company, maps of the routes, specification and full colour pictures of all of the vessels...
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Caledonian, The Monster Canal
Following the 'Great Glen', the massive geological fault that runs diagonally right across Scotland, the Caledonian Canal is a photographers paradise. Rich in spectacular scenery...
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Canal Narrowboats & Barges
An expert introduction to narrowboats, this book also covers wider canal craft and is a guide to the heritage of the working canals. It introduces photographs of boats on the inland...
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Canals of Britain: A Comprehensive Guide
Canals of Britain is a comprehensive and absorbing survey of the entire canal network of the British Isles - the first of its kind. It provides a fascinating insight into the linked...
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Clyde Coast Connections
A sentimental journey through years and modes of transport, encompassing the terminals, harbours, stations and halts, of this historic region. Covering a period from the mid-19th...
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Crinan Canal
Known as 'Britain's most beautiful shortcut', the Crinal Canal runs from Ardrishaig on Loch Fyne nine miles across the Kintyre peninsula to the west coast of Scotland. Designed...
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Crinan Canal Puffers and Paddle Steamers
More than fifty-five archive photographs and illustrations show the Crinan Canal bustling with activity. Views of the towns of Ardrishaig and Lochgilphead, and the village of Crinan...
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Crinan Canal the Shipping Short Cut
Work on the Crinan Canal commenced in 1794 but the project was beset by financial and engineering problems and quickly had to be baled out by the Government. After this uncertain...
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Cutty Sark Pocket Manual, The
Constructed on the River Clyde in 1869 for the Jock Willis Shipping Line, Cutty Sark was one of the last tea clippers to be built and one of the fastest. Cutty Sark spent just...
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Directory of Clyde Paddle Steamers
In 1812, the first paddle steamer to sail in European coastal waters made its first journey between Glasgow and Greenock. No longer was man restricted to sail, but steam had shown...
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Ferries of Scotland - Past & Present
Following two earliervolumes during thelast 15 years, FerryPublications is pleasedto announce a newedition of this title.Compiled with materialfrom variouscorrespondents toFerry...
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Fife's Fishing Industry
Fishing has always been a mainstay of Fife. The fishing industry began to develop in earnest in the latter half of the nineteenth century, with many advances in boat design, technology...
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Fishermen, Randies and Fraudsters
Hugging the coast and crammed between two rivers, Aberdeen grew up isolated from Scotland's other urban centres. Yet Aberdeen experienced its share of crime in the 19th century...
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Forth & Clyde Canal: A History (Sep)
The Forth and Clyde Canal, completed in 1790, was by far the largest engineering project that had ever been seen in Scotland. It allowed coal and machinery to travel East and grain...
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From Duncansby Head to Solway Firth - Fishing Industry
In this book, Mike Smylie takes us on a tour from Duncansby Head to the Solway Firth. Here, small crofting communities sit on the fringe of the sea, hidden among the lochs and...
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From Sea to Sea
This engaging history covers the main canals: Caledonian, Crinan, Forth and Clyde, Monkland and Union covering the last 40 years in particular detail as this is the period over...
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Highland Buses
Highland Omnibuses was founded in 1952 as part of the state-owned Scottish Bus Group that operated services throughout Scotland. The company was created from the merger of Highland...
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Hurricane Hutch's Top 10 Ships of the Clyde
Hurricane Hutch''s Top 10 Ships of the Clyde is an 'insiders' look at 35 years on the Clyde - Captain Robin Hutchison was one of the longest serving and most experienced Masters...
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