Warren C. Riess


Ph.D. University of New Hampshire


  • The Ship That Held Up Wall Street, Texas A&M University Press, 2014. Winner of the John Gardner Award, 2015.
  • “Nottingham Galley at Boon Island: the History, Archaeology, and Novel,” The Northern Mariner/le marin du nord, XVIII, 2008, 21-26.
  • “Maine, the First Twenty-five Years,” Handbook of American Maritime Archaeology, ed. J. Barstad, Plenum Press, 2002, 29-41.
  • Angel Gabriel, The Elusive English Galleon, 1797 House, Bristol, Maine, 2001.
  • Riess and Kathleen Galligan, “New England” and “Guns,” Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture, eds. R. Gregg & G. McDonogh, Rutledge Press, London, 2001.
  • Riess, “Dutch Influences on English Ship and Boat Design based on the Maritime Archaeology of New Netherlands/New York,” Proceedings, Yale/Smithsonian Conference on Material History, 1991.
  • Riess, “Design and Construction of the Ronson ship,” Proceedings, International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology, Amsterdam, 1988, 1989, 176-183.
  • Riess, “Ethics in Nautical Archaeology,” Proceedings of the Conference on Underwater Archaeology, 1988, 135-136.
  • Riess,”The Ronson Ship: The Study of an Eighteenth Century Merchantman Excavated in Manhattan, New York, in 1982.” Ph.D. dissertation, Univ. of New Hampshire, 1987.