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Middleton, Authur Pierce. Tobacco Coast: A Maritime History of the Chesapeake Bay in the Colonial Era. Newport News, VA: Mariners Museum, 1953.
Abribat, Beverly. "The Master Guide: A Profile of Charles F. Novak." Weather Gauge 25 (Fall 1989): 16-20.
Bowling, Garth, Jr. "Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher." The Record 63 (April 1994): 1-2.
Conant, Melvin A., ed. I Remember: Recollections of "Pepper" Langley, Growing Up in Solomons. Solomons, MD: Calvert Marine Museum, 1991.
Dodds, Richard. "Ross Winans and His Amazing Cigar Ship." Weather Gauge 25 (Fall 1989): 5-7.
Eff, Elaine. "Now Coming to Light: Oral Histories of Chesapeake Lighthouse Keepers and Kin." In Context 3 (Spring 1994): 8.
Frye, John. "Back from Disaster." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 19 (December 1989): 48-50.
Annotation / Notes: Joshua Slocum.
Gilje, Paul A. "A Sailor Prisoner of War During the War of 1812." Maryland Historical Magazine 85 (Spring 1990): 58-72.
Jones, Anita Elizabeth. Captain Charles Ridgely, Builder of Hampton Mansion: Mariner, Colonial Agent, Ironmaster, and Politician. M.A. thesis, Wake Forest University, 1981.
Lesher, Pete. "From Bugeyes to Skipjacks: John Branford, Master Ship Carpenter." Weather Gauge 34 (Fall 1998): 18-24.
Line, Lila. "The 'Jennie Norman' Carpenter." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 16 (November 1986): 31-34.
Annotation / Notes: Boatbuilder Jim Richardson.
McMenamin, Bill. "A Man for All Seasons." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 19 (May 1989): 40-42.
Annotation / Notes: Boatbuilder William Hunley.
Meyer, Eugene L. "The Old Man and the Bay." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 27 (January 1998): 40-45, 72.
Miller, Fred. "Life in the Slow Lane." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 19 (December 1989): 34-39.
Annotation / Notes: Boatbuilder Nick England.
Mills, Eric J. "Recollections of Commander Rafter." Weather Gauge 29 (Spring 1993): 16-21.
Norton, Louis Arthur. Joshua Barney, Hero of the Revolution and 1812. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2000.
Annotation / Notes: Joshua Barney (1758-1818) was a naval hero in both the American Revolution and the War of 1812. Aside from his military exploits, this patriotic Marylander's life is closely associated with the history of the American flag. Barney is best known for the spirited action of the barge men under his command at the Battle of Bladensburg in 1814. Alone among the Americans at the battle, Barney and his men fought bravely against a superior British force.
Plummer, Norman H. "Lieutenant John Trippe: The Last Chapter." Weather Gauge 30 (Spring 1994): 21-27.
Plummer, Norman H. Lambert Wickes: Pirate or Patriot. St. Michaels, MD: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 1991.
Robertson, Barbara Lambert. "Captain Henry J. Vaughan: An Admirable Antecedent." Bugeye Times 14 (Fall 1989): 6-7.
Vojtech, Pat. "Homeward Bound." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 19 (September 1989): 36-40.
Annotation / Notes: Boatbuilder Graham Ero.
Walters, Keith. "Captain Otis Bridges: 70 Years on the Bay." Maryland 21 (Autumn 1988): 62-63.
Yellott, John Bosley, Jr. "Jeremiah Yellott-Revolutionary-War Privateersman and Baltimore Philanthropist." Maryland Historical Magazine 86 (Summer 1991): 176-89.
Abingbade, Harrison Ola. "The Settler-African Conflicts: The Case of the Maryland Colonists and the Grebo 1840-1900." Journal of Negro History 66 (Summer 1981): 93-109.
Bolster, W. Jeffrey. Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997.
Hanks, Douglas, Jr. "Downes Curtis, Sailmaker." Weather Gauge 33 (Fall 1997): 20-24.