Smacks to Steamers - A History of Ramsgate Fishing Industry 1850-1920
A4 size staple-boubnd booklet. Reprint of the East Kent Maritime booklet originally compiled by Clive Powell & editted by Robert Matkin. 64pp B&W illustrations and text. Chapters on The Boats; Smack Design, Handling and Gear, Smack construction and Ramsgate Shipyards; The Fishing Industry; and the People, with an appendix detailing Ramsgate Registered Smacks built in the 1890s. Some of the photographs reproduced are a little grainy, but the text and diagrams are bright and clear.