W.J. Yarwood & Sons, Shipbuilders of Northwich 1896-1966, A Brief History by Clive Guthrie
Published by the Northwich & District Heritage Society in 1996, 17 pages. Large A4 size booklet (N3465)
Shipbuilding was part of Northwich's hidden heritage until this fascinating study was published over ten years ago. Yarwood's built over a thousand vessels, mostly coasters, tugs and barges, and this fascinating booklet is a testimony to the skilled and dedicated craftsmen and women who built vessels which achieved a worldwide reputation for quality and innovation.......
The booklet is illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs, including 6 pages full with 48 photographs of ships, barges and boats built at the Yarwood's shipyard
Condition of the booklet is generally excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.