Goin’ Fishin’, the story of the Deep-Sea Fishermen of New England
by Wesley George Pierce
Marine Research Society, 1934.
very scarce in the original edition [a reprint was issued in 1989], a comprehensive history of the New England fisheries, the fishermen, and their boats from the early 17th century.
three useful appendices contain a vocabulary of nautical terms used on fishing vessels, fisherman’s lore and superstitions, and a descriptive history of the fishing vessels.
Marine Research Society publication number 26.
a voyage…. to study whales, plankton and the waters of the Southern Ocean in the old Royal Research Ship ‘Discovery’, with the results brought up to date by the findings of the R.R.S. ‘Discovery II’
by Sir Alister Hardy
a classic oceanography and whaling title based on the 1925-27 voyages made in Captain Scott’s famous ship ‘Discovery’ during her later career as a research vessel.
Grimsby Trawlers, the final years of the side trawler
by King & Pulfrey
Hutton Press, 1991.
Investigation of the Fur Seal and other Fisheries of Alaska
Washington, Government Printing Office, 1889.
Leaping Behaviour of Salmon and Trout at Falls and Obstructions
[Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland – Freshwater and Salmon Fisheries Research series no.28]
Edinburgh, HMSO, 1962.
Living Silver, an impression of the British fishing industry
Secker & Warburg, 1957