Bunting, William H. A Day’s Work. Gardiner, ME: Tilbury House; Portland, ME: Maine Preservation, 1997, 2000. History of life in Maine, with historic photographs.
Colcord, Joanna C. Sea Language Comes Ashore. New York: Cornell Maritime Press, 1945. A dictionary of sea terms that are used on shore. Includes the origins of some words and expressions.
Leavitt, John F. Wake of the Coasters. Middletown, CT: Published for the Marine Historical Association by Wesleyan University Press, 1970. A history of coastwise shipping in New England.