READING LIST & RESOURCES
This site has used many sources of information. Here is a list of some publications.
"Ironfighters, Outfitters and Bowler Hats" George C O'Hara (1997)
"Two Hundred and Fifty Years of Shipbuilding" Scotts' Greenock (1961)
‘British Shipbuilding Yards’ [Vol 2] Norman L Middlemiss
'The Shipbuilders - An Anthology of Shipyard Life' by Martin Bellamy Edinburgh (2001)
'Scott Lithgow: Deja Vu all over again. The rise and fall of a shipbuilding company' Lewis Johnman and Hugh Murphy
"Scotts Men - 300 Years of Scotts' of Greenock " Vincent P Gillen & William Kane (2011)
"The role of government in the decline of the British shipbuilding industry, 1945 - 1980" Duncan Philip Connors
(2009) Thesis http://theses.gla.ac.uk/1276/
An economic history of shipbuilding and marine engineering
Cormack, William S. (1930) An economic history of shipbuilding and marine engineering. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow http://theses.gla.ac.uk/1101/
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