Sailing Barge

Multiple authorsSociety for Sailing Barge ResearchMainsheetISBN 2041-7659Autumn 2009Pages 13, 18, and 20

Comment: Mainly comments about Melissa being back in the water and sailing once again.


Robert Simper"Coastal Suffolk"CREEKSIDE PUBLISHING, SUFFOLKISBN 978-0-9563299-0-52009Pages 109

Comment: A single picture showing the stern of Melissa.

Robert Simper"SAIL REVIEW - Humber Keels And Other Barges"Sea BreezesSeptember 2009Pages 366 - 369

Andrew Pinder & Greame Ewens"Barging around..."Anglia AfloatSeptember/October 2009Pages 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 LIFEAugust 2009Page 6

Comment: This article is about Pin Mill Barge Match.

Robert Simper"THE RIVER ORWELL and the River Stour"CREEKSIDE PUBLISHING, SUFFOLKISBN 0 9519927 1 6199330

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 NauticalISBN 0 229 64232 21955Appendix - Motor Barges

Comment: The only reference is found in the appendix detailing those barges that have had engines fitted.

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