Cumberland Merchant Marine
Jackson, Herbert and Mary. Seagoing West Cumbrians. Maryport, Cumbria: Hirst-Jackson. 1995. (108 pp). Articles about ships and ship building in Maryport, Workington, Harrington and Whitehaven. Includes a listing of vessels belonging to Whitehaven 1765-1884, identifying those built locally and those built elsewhere. Well illustrated.
Jackson, Herbert and Mary. West Cumberland Sail and Steam. Maryport, Cumbria: Hirst-Jackson (n.d. 1992?). (12 pp.). 62 photographs with brief captions of ships and shipping people in Allonby, Silloth, Workington, Whitehaven, Harrington, Brocklebank's of Whitehaven, Ritsons of Maryport, Holme Shipping Line of Maryport, Maryport
Sawyers, William. A List of the Cumberland Shipping - Corrected to February 1840. Comptroller of Her Majesty's Customs at the Port of Whitehaven. Republished: Beckermet, Cumbria: Michael Moon. 1975. (38 pp.). Lists vessels for Whitehaven, Workington, Maryport, Harrington and Carlisle. For each vessel provides: name; type of vessel; tonnage; when, where and by whom built, number of vessel, name of master; names of owners. Also lists duties to be paid on goods moving in and out of the harbours, especially extensive for Whitehaven.