First published in 1999 as a companion to the author's highly successful Ocean Ships title, Coastal Ships and Ferries provided a comprehensive listing of all ferries and coastal ships travelling around the British Isles and Northern Europe. This fully updated new edition follows in a similar style, providing an unmatchable level of coverage and depth of detail. From funnel and hull colours, to full listings of ship names, their owners and dates of construction, to the routes they operated on, this is the ultimate treasure trove of information for all serious maritime enthusiasts. Other details listed for each vessel include capacity, tonnage, maximum speed capabilities and former names. Now illustrated predominantly in colour, this edition will also include a brief history of each of the shipping lines featured as well as information about ownership and origins. Written by maritime expert David Hornsby, this new edition of a perennially popular maritime title is certain to be widely sought after by maritime enthusiasts the world over.