Nick Robins

Nick Robins, a geologist by profession, is acknowledged for setting maritime history within the bigger social and political picture. His books describe the evolution of a variety of shipping themes, ranging from tugs and tenders to excursion steamers and even cruise ships.

AOS Other Non Fiction

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Year  Book  Comment
  The Coming of the Comet The Rise and Fall of the Paddle Steamer
  Scotland and the Sea The Scottish Dimension in Maritime History

Modern Era Other Non Fiction

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Year  Book  Comment
  Coastal Passenger Liners of the British Isles The story of their one hundred years of service
  The Evolution of the British Ferry The history of the development of each type
  Manchester Liners - an Extraordinary Story The role Manchester Liners & the Manchester Ship Canal Company had in wealth creation
  The Last Steamers The decline of the triple expansion engine in British ships
  The Cruise Ship: A Very British Institution Looks at the 160 year history of the British cruise ship
  Turbine Steamers of the British Isles Records all the British flag turbine steamers
  Birds of the Sea 150 Years of the General Steam Navigation Company
  Ferry Powerful A History of the Modern British Diesel Ferry
  The Decline and Revival of the British Passenger Fleet In 1960 there were 115 British registered ships with berths for 50 or more passengers
  The British Excursion Ship The rise and decline of the British excursion fleets
  Passenger Tugs and Tenders (There is no description available for this book)
  The Ships That Came to Manchester From the Mersey and Weaver Sailing Flat to the Mighty Container Ship

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