Specialist Publishers of Shipping History

Ships in Focus publish high-quality, illustrated books of shipping history.

Coverage includes well-known ship owning companies, famous individual ships such as Mauretania, ship types such as the SD14, and shipbuilders.

shipping books

Ships in Focus produce ‘Record’, an acclaimed, illustrated journal with histories of ships, shipping companies, shipbuilders and ports. ‘Record’ concentrates on the period up to 1970, when ships still looked like ships!

ships in focus record journal

Ships in Focus also distribute and sell high quality maritime books from other publishers.

 

Shipping History Books »
Histories of shipping companies such as Blue Funnel, Clan Line, individual ships, ship types such as the SD14, and shipbuilders.

‘Record’ »
The Ships in Focus journal. Histories of ships, shipping companies, shipbuilders and ports, packed with high-quality photographs.

Other Publishers »
Shipping books from other publishers

Shipping Companies »
We list all the companies which have ever been the subject of articles in our books and journals.

Who we are »
What each of us do and our editorial policy

Contact us »
How to reach us