Nautical Bibliographies


The Cheops Barge

Lipke, Paul. The Royal Ship of Cheops

Jenkins, Nancy. The Boat Beneath the Pyramid

Middle Kingdom Boat Timbers at El-Lischt

Haldane, Cheryl Ward. "Boat Timbers from El-Lischt: A New Method of Ancient Egyptian Hull Construction. Preliminary Report" MM(1988) 74: 141-152.

Haldane, Cheryl Ward. "Egyptian Hulls and the Evidence for Caulking" IJNA (1990) 19.2: 135-137.

New Kingdom Transports: The Punt Ships and Obelisk Barges of Queen Hatshepsut

Casson, Lionel. Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World

Clarke, Somers and Engelbach, R. Ancient Egyptian Masonry

Faulkner, R.O. "Egyptian Sea-going Ships" Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 26: 3-9.

Landstrom, Bjorn. Ships of the Pharaohs

The Wall Paintings of Thera and Ship Design in the Aegean, 1500 BC

Doumas, C. Thera, Pompeii of the Aegean

Gillmer, T. "Theories on Ship Configuration in the Bronze Age Aegean" 1st International Symposium on Ship Construction in Antiquity 1985.

Morgan, L. The Miniature Wall Paintings of Thera

Wachsmann, S. "The Thera Waterborne Procession Reconsidered" IJNA 9 (1980) 287-295.

Hull Remains at Ulu Burun

Bass, G.F. "A bronze age shipwreck at Ulu Burun (Kas): 1984 campaign" AJA 90: 293-296.

Bass, G.F. "A late bronze-age shipwreck at Kas, Turkey" IJNA 13:27 1-279.

Bass, G.F. "The Bronze Age shipwreck at Ulu Burun: 1986 Campaign" AJA 93: 17-29.

Pulak, C.M. A Late Bronze Age Shipwreck at Ulu Burun: Preliminary Analysis (1984-1985 Excavation Campaigns).

Pulak, C.M. "The Bronze age shipwreck at Ulu Burun" AJA 92: 33- 37.

Pulak, C.M. "The Search for a Bronze Age Shipwreck" Archaeology 38:4 18-24.

North Ferriby Boats

Wright, E.V. "The North Ferriby Boats-A Revised basis for reconstruction" Sewn Plank Boats BAR-s276 105-144.

Wright, E.V. North Ferriby Boats

Wright, E.V. "Three Major Ancient boat finds in Britain" NMM Maritime monograph #6.

Wright, E.V. "The Boats from North Ferriby, Yorkshire, England" Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 31

Wright, E.V. "Prehistoric boats from North Ferriby, East Yorkshire" Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 13.

The Olympias

Basch, L. "Review Article" MM 73 (1987) 93-105.

Morrison, J.S. The Athenian Trireme

Morrison, J.S. Greek Oared Ships

Morrison, J.S. AN Athenian Trireme Reconstructed, BAR 1989.

The Wreck at Madrague de Giens

Pomey, M. Patrice "Le navire romain de la Madrague de Giens" Acadamie des Inscriptions & Belle-Lettres (1982).

Tchernia, A. L'epave romaine de la Madrague de Giens (Var.)

The Two Nemi Ships

Bonino, Marco. "Notes on the Architecture of Some Roman Ships: Nemi and Fiumicino" Tropis I: 37-53.

Gianfrotta, Piero. Archeologia subacquea

Malfatti, Vittorio. "Le navi romane del lago di Nemi" Revista marittima.

Rubin De Cervin, G.B. "Mysteries and Nemesis of the Nemi Ships" MM 41: 38-42.

Ucelli, Guido. Le Navi di Nemi

Ucelli, Guido. "Scienza e tecnica di Roma documentate dall'impresa de Nemi" Quaderni dell'imperoXIX.

L'epave 2 de L'anse des Laurons

Gassend, J.M. "L'epave 2 de l'anse des Laurons" Archeonautica

The Serce Limani Vessel

Steffy, J. Richard. The Mediterranean Shell to Skeleton Transition

Steffy, J. Richard. "The reconstruction of the 11th-Century Serce Liman vessel: A preliminary Report" IJNA 11.1: 13-34.

The Wrecks of the Molasses Reef Wreck

Oertling, Thomas J. "The Molasses Reef wreck hull analysis: Final report" IJNA 18: 229-243.

Oertling, Thomas J. "The Highborn Cay wreck: The 1986 field season" IJNA 18: 244-253.

The Red Bay Galleon

Barkham, M. "Report on 16th century Spanish Basque Shipbuilding c. 1550 to c. 1600" Parks Canada Manuscript #443

Bass, G. Ships and Shipwrecks of the Americas

Grenier, R. "Excavating a 400-year-old Basque Galleon" National Geographic Magazine 168 (1): 58-68.

Oertling, Thomas. "The Molasses Reef wreck hull analysis: Final report" IJNA 18: 229-243.

Oertling, Thomas. "The Highborn Cay wreck: The 1986 Field Season" IJNA 18: 244-253.

The Charon

Steffy, F. Richard. The Charon Report Presented to the Conference on Underwater Archaeology 12th Annual Meeting,, January 6,1981.

The Kinneret Boat

Steffy, R. "The Kinneret Boat Project" IJNA 16 (1987): 325-329.

Wachsmann, Shelley. "An Ancient Boat in the Sea of Galilee" Atiqot vol XIX (1990).

Wachsmann, Shelley. "The Galilee boat--2000 year-old Hull recovered Intact" Archaeology in the World of Herod, Jesus, and Paul vol.2 (1990).

Wachsmann, Shelley. "The Kinneret Boat: The Excavation Report" Ship Construction in Antiquity (1989)

The Burlington Bay Horse Ferry Wreck

Crisman, Kevin J. "'The Singular Horse Ferry-Boat'-A Report on the Archaeology of the Burlington Bay Horse Ferry Wreck" The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, Montpelier, Vermont(1990).

Hill, Ralph Nading. Two Centuries of Ferry Boating on Lake Champlain

Shomette, Donald. "Heyday of the Horse Ferry" National Geographic vol. 176 4 (1989)

The Ronson (Water Street) Ship

Mohs, M. "The Ship in the City" Eastern Review from Discover Magazine July (1982).

Riess, W.C. The Ronson Ship: The Study of an Eighteenth Century merchantman Excavated in Manhattan, New York in 1982.

Riess, W.C. "The Ronson Ship" Sea History Summer (1983).

Rosloff, J.P. The Water Street Ship: Preliminary Analysis of an Eighteenth Century Merchant Ship's Bow.

Eminent American Shipbuilders of the Early Nineteenth Century

Albion, Robert Greenhaigh. The Rise of New York Port, 1815-1860

Brown, Noah. "Statement of Noah Brown" Journal of American History 8 (January 1914): 99-108.

Chapelle, Howard I. The History of American Sailing Ships

Chapelle, Howard I. The History of the American Sailing Navy

Chapelle, Howard I. Fulton's "Steam Battery" Blockship and Catamaran

Chapelle, Howard I. The Search for Speed under Sail

Crisman, Kevin J. The Eagle: An American Brig on Lake Champlain During the War of 1812.

Crisman, Kevin J. The Jefferson: The History and Archaeology of an American Brig from the War of 1812.

Cutler, Carl C. Greyhounds of the Sea

Griffiths, John Willis. Treatise on Marine and Naval Architecture

Griffiths, John Willis. Treatise on Marine and Naval Architecture; or Theory and Practice Blended in Ship Building.

Griffiths, John Willis. The Ship-Builder's Manuel, and Nautical Reference

Howe, Henry. Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Merchants

Howe, Octavius. American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858

Morrison, John H. History of New York Shipyards

Ridgely-Nevitt, Cedric. "A Light Vessel of 1823 Built by Henry Eckford" The American Neptune V 2 (Apr 1945): 115-120.

Ridgely-Nevitt, Cedric. "Henry Eckford's United States of 1831" The American Neptune VIII 1 (Jan 1948): 7-10.

Rosenberg, Max. The Building of Perry's Fleet on Lake Erie

Sheldon, G.W. "The Old Ship-Builders of New York" Harper's New Monthly Magazine LXV (Jul 1882): 223-241.

Wheelock, Phyllis Dekay. "Henry Eckford, An American Shipbuilder" The American Neptune VII 3 (Jul 1947): 177-195.

Whipple, A.B.C. The Challenge

The Eagle

Crisman, Kevin J. The Eagle

Crisman, Kevin J. The Eagle: An American Brig on Lake Champlain During the War of 1812.

The Peacock

Chapelle, H.I. The History of American Sailing Ships

Sailing Packets

Chapelle, Howard. The Search for Speed under Sail 1700-1855

Cutler, Carl C. The Story of the American Clipper Ship: Greyhounds of the Sea

Johnston, Paul Forsythe. "The End of the Age of Sail: Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth Century" Ships and Shipwrecks of the Americas

Laing, Alexander. American Ships

MacLean, Duncan. Clipper Ships and Packets 1851-1853

The Phoenix

Davison, Rebecca. The Phoenix Project

Crisman, Kevin J. Of Sailing Ships and Sidewheelers: The History and Nautical Archaeology of Lake Champlain.

The Propeller Indiana

Bass, G. Ships and Shipwrecks of the Americas

Desmond, C. Wooden Shipbuilding

Halsey, J. Beneath the Inland Seas, Michigan's Underwater Heritage

Halsey, J. Michigan's Great Lake Shipwrecks: Save, Salvage or Excavate" Underwater Archaeology Proceedings from the Society for Historical Archaeology Conference.

Hill, R. Side Wheeler Saga, A Chronicle of Steamboating

Labadie, C.P. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore: A Submerged Cultural Resources Study

Lenihan, D. Isle Royale National Park, A Submerged Cultural Resource Study

Merestier, J.B. Memoir of Steamboats of the United States of America

Bulk Cargo Schooners of the Late 19th Century

Greenhill, Basil. Schooners

Lesstrang, Jacques. Lake Carriers: The Saga of the Great Lakes Fleet

MacGregor, David. Schooners on Four Centuries

Morris, Paul C. American Sailing Coasters of the North Atlantic

Smith, Edward W. Workaday Schooners: The Edward W. Smith Photographs taken on Narragansett Bay, 1895-1905; Together with Writing and Plans Describing the Designs and Use of Schooners of the Period.

The Following Ships are listed in Other Sections of This List

+ Medieval Seafaring in Northern Europe

-Classical Seafaring

=Post-Medieval Seafaring

+MNE Blackfriars

+MNE Sutton Hoo and Graveney


+Bevais and Yverdon




+Bryggen and Kalmar

+Cog-like vessel from the Zuiderzee


+Venetian 15th and 16th Manuscripts of Naval Architecture



-Bon Porte


=The VOC Amsterdam

=Mary Rose



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