The Story of Shamrock

The Story of the Classic Windermere Launch Shamrock and Her Times
by Victor Middleton

Booklet, A5, 28 pages, 21 illustrations.

This may be obtained on-line from Roger Calvert (or email, at a price of £5.00 per copy, plus postage.

This booklet consists of three major sections: the history of the boat, a profile of Roger Mallinson and a discussion of the development of tourism in the English Lake District, in which Shamrock and her sisters played a major role.

The author, Victor Middleton, was a specialist in tourism studies and a Friend of Shamrock. The book is based on extended interviews with Roger Mallinson, and his own specialist knowledge. Unfortunately, he did not live to see it published.

All proceeds from the sale of this booklet will go to The Shamrock Trust (Charity Number 1136535).