Culture and heritage

Maritime heritage

Australia - general and thematic references on maritime history

  • Bach, John., 1976, A Maritime History of Australia. Thomas Nelson, Victoria.
  • Bateson, Charles., 1972, Australian Shipwrecks. Volume 1: 1622-1850. Reed, Sydney
  • Bateson, Charles., 1969, The Convict Ships 1787-1868. (2nd edition), Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow.
  • Broeze, Frank, 1998, Island Nation: a history of Australians and the sea. Allen & Unwin, St. Leonards, N.S.W.
  • Clark, Mary Shelley, 2001 Ships and Shores and trading Ports, NSW Waterways Authority, Sydney.
  • Coltheart, Lenore, 1997, Between Wind & Water: a history of the ports and coastal waterways of New South Wales, Hale & Ironmonger, Sydney, NSW.
  • Dickson Gregory, C., 1928, Australian Shipwrecks Past and Present. The Richards Press. London.
  • Fitchett, T.K., 1976, The Vanished Fleet: Australian Coastal Passenger Ships 1910-1960. Adelaide.
  • Gillett, Ross, 1983, Australian and New Zealand Warships 1914-1945. Doubleday Press. Sydney.
  • Loney, Jack, 1980, Australian Shipwrecks. Volume 2, Reed Pty Ltd. Sydney.
  • Loney, Jack, 1982, Australian Shipwrecks. Volume 3. List Publishing, Geelong.
  • Loney, Jack, 1987, Australian Shipwrecks. Volume 4. Marine History Publications, Portarlington, Vic.
  • Loney, Jack, 1991, Australian Shipwrecks. Volume 5. Marine History Publications, Portarlington, Vic.
  • Lubbock, Basil, 1921, The Colonial Clippers. James Brown, Glasgow.
  • Lubbock, Basil, 1922, The Blackwall Frigates. Glasgow.(2nd Edition), Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow.
  • MacGregor, David, 1973, Fast Sailing Ships 1775-1875. Nautical Publishing Company Ltd. UK.
  • MacGregor, David, 1984-5, Merchant Sailing Ships 1775-1815; 1815-1850; 1850-1875. Conway Maritime Press. London.
  • Mawer, G.A., 1997, Most Perfectly Safe: the convict shipwreck disasters of 1833-42, Allen & Unwin, St leonards, NSW.
  • Mead, Tom, (nd), The Fatal Lights. Dolphin Books. Sydney.
  • Parsons, R, 2000,A guide and index to ship registers in colonial Australia. R. Parsons, Lobethal, S.A..
  • Parsons, R, 2000, Coals by ship from Newcastle : the 60-milers and other colliers. Published byRonald Parsons for Australasian Maritime Historical SocietyLobethal, S. Aust.
  • Parsons, R, 2000, Early steam ships in Australia : an investigation of the arrival and development of steam ships in Australian waters from 1830 till 1850s. Ronald Parsons, Lobethal, S. Aust.
  • Parsons, Ronald, 1998, Scuttled and Abandoned Ships in Australian Waters. Lobethal. VIC.
  • Parsons, Ronald, 1979, Steamers in the South. Rigby Press. Adelaide.
  • Parsons, Ronald, 1973, Paddle Steamers of Australasia. (3rd edition), R. Parsons, Lobethal, S.A..
  • Parsons, Ronald, 1961, Detail of steamships registered at Sydney N.S.W. prior to 1900. Magill. SA.
  • Pemberton, B., 1979, Australian Coastal Shipping. Melbourne University Press.
  • Plowman, Peter, 1981, Passenger Ships of Australia and New Zealand, 2 vols 1876-1912; 1913-1980. Doubleday. Australia.
  • Richards, Mike, 1987, Workhorses in Australian Waters. A History of Marine Engineering in Australia. Turton and Armstrong. Sydney.
  • Transport and Communications, Dept of, 1988, From Dusk to Dawn: A history of Australian lighthouses, Macmillan Co of Australia Pty Ltd, Sth Melbourne, Vic.
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