The following books may be of interest to readers.

Several of them talk about and mention the Short Blue Fleet.

Recommendations always welcome!


Nall, John Graves “Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft” Longman Green Reader and Dyer, London 1866

Aflalo, E.G. “The Sea Fishing Industry of England and Wales” Edward Stanford, London 1904

Samuel, Arthur Michael “The Herring; its effect on the history of Britain” John Murray, London

March, Edgar J. “Sailing Trawlers”  Percival Marshall and Co, London 1953

Mather, E.J. “Nor’ard of the Dogger”  James Nisbet and Co, London 1887

Holdsworth, Edmund W.H. “Deep Sea Fishing and Fishing boats” Edward Stanton, London 1874

Dyson, John “Business in Great Waters” Angus and Robertson 1977 ISBN 0 207 95706 1

Stephen Brewster Daniels “Some Particulars of Yarmouth Fishing Vessels 2002”, ISBN 0-0954295-2-6

Robinson, Robb “Trawling   –  The Rise and Fall of the British Trawl Fishery”  University of Exeter Press 1996, ISBN 0 85989 480 0