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Bibliography on Boat Building

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Boats and Boatbuilding

Anderson, Richard K. Guidelines for Recording Historic Ships . Washington: National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, Historic American Engineering Record, 1988.

Brewington, Marion V. Chesapeake Bay Log Canoes and Bugeyes . Cambridge, Md.: Cornell Maritime Press, Inc., 1963.

Chapelle, Howard I. American Small Sailing Craft: Their Design Development and Construction . New York: W.W. Norton, 1951.

_______. Boatbuilding: A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction . New York: W.W. Norton, 1941.

_______. The National Watercraft Collection . 2d ed. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press; Camden, Me.: International Marine Publishing Co., 1976.

Comeaux, Malcolm L. "Origin and Evolution of Mississippi River Fishing Craft." Pioneer America 10 (1978): 73-97.

Day, Arno. The Lines Plan . 3 Pts. Sea-TV: New Haven, Ct., 1990. Two 30-minute videotapes, and one 60-minute videotape.

Delgado, James P., comp. Preliminary Inventory of Historic Large Vessels Preserved in the United States . Washington: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, The National Maritime Initiative, 1987.

Delgado, James P., comp. Preliminary Inventory of Historic Small Craft Collections . Washington: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, The National Maritime Initiative, 1987.

Gardner, John. "Taking Lines Off Bigger Boats." National Fisherman 67, no.1 (May 1986): 58.

_______. "Taking Off Lines Allows Duplication of Existing Boats." National Fisherman 66, no. 12 (April 1986): 44-5.

_______. The Dory Book . Camden, Me.: International Marine Publishing Co., 1978.

_______. "Triangulation Method is Well Suited to Lifting Lines." National Fisherman 67, no. 4 (August 1986): 65-67.

Gillmer, Thomas C. Working Watercraft: A Survey of Surviving Local Boats of America and Europe . Camden, Me.: International Marine Publishing Co., 1978.

Greenhill, Basil. Archaeology of the Boat: A New Introductory Study . Middletown, Ct.: Wesleyan University Press, 1976.

Guthorn, Peter J. The Seabright Skiff and Other Jersey Shore Boats . Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1971.

Holmes, Tommy. The Hawaiian Canoe . Kauai, Hi.: Editions Limited, 1981.

Hornell, James. Water Transport: Origin and Early Development . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1946.

Johnson, Paula J., and David A. Taylor. "Beyond the Boat: Documenting the Cultural Context." In Boats: A Field Manual for the Documentation of Small Craft , ed. Paul Lipke. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, forthcoming.

Knipmeyer, William P. "Folk Boats of Eastern French Louisiana." Edited by Henry Glassie. In American Folklife , ed. Don Yoder, 105-49. Austin and London: University of Texas Press, 1976.

Lipke, Paul, ed. Boats: A Field Manual for the Documentation of Small Craft . Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, forthcoming.

_______. Plank on Frame: The Who, What and Where of 150 Boatbuilders . Camden, Me.: International Marine Publishing Co., 1981.

Lunt, C. Richard K. "Lobsterboat Building on the Eastern Coast of Maine: A Comparative Study." Ph.D. diss., Indiana University, 1976.

_______. "The St. Lawrence Skiff and the Folklore of Boats." New York Folklore Quarterly 29 (1973): 154-268.

McKee, Eric. Clenched Lap or Clinker: An Appreciation of Boatbuilding Technique . London: National Maritime Museum, 1972.

_______. Working Boats of Britain: Their Shape and Purpose . Greenwich: Conway Maritime Press, 1983.

Moonsammy, Rita. "Smart Boats, Able Captains: The Schooner as Metaphor." New Jersey Folklife 12 (1987): 38-44.

Phillips-Birt, Douglas. The Naval Architecture of Small Craft . London: Hutchinson and Co., 1957.

Salaman, R. A. "Tools of the Shipwright, 1650-1925." Folk- Life 5 (1967): 19-51.

Shock, Edison Irwin. "How I Took Pinkletink's Lines." In The Catboat Book , ed. John M. Leavens, 38-41. Camden, Me.: International Marine Publishing Co. for the Catboat Association, 1973.

Simmons, Walter J. Lapstrake Boatbuilding . Camden, Me.: International Marine Publishing Co., 1978.

_______. Lapstrake Boatbuilding Volume 2. Camden, Me.: International Marine Publishing Co., 1980.

_______. Lines, Lofting, and Half Models . Lincolnville, Me.: Ducktrap Woodworking, 1991.

Taylor, David A. Boat Building in Winterton, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland . Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies, Paper no. 41. Ottawa: National Museum of Man, 1982.

_______. "Taking the Lines." Woodenboat 19 (Nov.-Dec. 1977): 42-45.

Time-Life Books. The Classic Boat . Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Books, 1977.

Vaitses, Allan H. Lofting . Camden, Me.: International Marine Publishing Co., 1980.

Acknowledgements to: From a Library of Congress bibliography Documenting Maritime Folklife: An Introductory Guide. http://www.loc.gov/folklife/maritime/bibliog.html

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