|Multiple authors, Society for Sailing Barge Research, Mainsheet, ISBN 2041-7659, Autumn 2009, Pages 13, 18, and 20|
Comment: Mainly comments about Melissa being back in the water and sailing once again.
|Robert Simper, "Coastal Suffolk", CREEKSIDE PUBLISHING, SUFFOLK, ISBN 978-0-9563299-0-5, 2009, Pages 109|
Comment: A single picture showing the stern of Melissa.
|Robert Simper, "SAIL REVIEW - Humber Keels And Other Barges", Sea Breezes, September 2009, Pages 366 - 369|
|Andrew Pinder & Greame Ewens, "Barging around...", Anglia Afloat, September/October 2009, Pages 72-75|
Comment: This article is basically about S.B. Victor but does contain a nice picture of Melissa's stern.
|Peter Phillips, "The good news and the bad news", Mersea LIFE, August 2009, Page 6|
Comment: This article is about Pin Mill Barge Match.
|Robert Simper, "THE RIVER ORWELL and the River Stour", CREEKSIDE PUBLISHING, SUFFOLK, ISBN 0 9519927 1 6, 1993, 30|
Comment: Page 30 confirms that Melissa was part owned by Mr Richard Duke who is understood to be part owner of Maritime Moorings (Ipswich) Limited that bought Melissa April 8th, 1970.
|F.S. Cooper & John Chancellor, "A Handbook of Sailing Barges", Adlard Coles Nautical, ISBN 0 229 64232 2, 1955, Appendix - Motor Barges|
Comment: The only reference is found in the appendix detailing those barges that have had engines fitted.