Resources

Listed in alphabetical order, you may find interest in the following resources, some of which serve as reference material for this website.

  • Alchetron – A condensed summary of Gilbert Klingel’s life and some of his accomplishments.
  • Author’s journeys offer perspectives of Bay from bottom to top – An article written by Kent Mountford and published in the Bay Journal during 2003. The author writes about how Gilbert Klingel inspired him to become a marine scientist.
  • Inagua Book – The book Inagua is a shipwrecked naturalist’s story of adventure and discovery on a lonely island in the Bahamas. Author Gilbert C. Klingel and sailing companion Wally Coleman survived ten days of rough seas only to be cast on a coral reef once the storms were over. Here begins a struggle against all odds and the beginning of a Robinson Crusoe lifestyle. Klingel found a natural world never before described in great detail.  Note – Be sure to read Wally Coleman’s Journal, which is an interesting account of their epic voyage.
  • Scientists Underwater – An article about Gilbert Klingel’s “Aquascope” and underwater exploration.
  • The Dark Green Waters – Rachel L. Carson’s review of Klingel’s book, “The Bay“, which examines the complex ecology of Chesapeake Bay and observes its marshes, jellyfish, ospreys, and fiddler crabs.
  • Wikipedia – Online encyclopedic information about Gilbert Clarence Klingel (1908–1983).
  • More coming . . .

Books by Gilbert Klingel

Inagua Book
Inagua – This book by Gilbert C. Klingel is a shipwrecked naturalist’s story of adventure and discovery on a lonely island in the Bahamas.
The Bay
The Bay – This book by Gilbert C. Klingel examines the complex ecology of Chesapeake Bay and observes its marshes and swamps, and its jellyfish, ospreys, and fiddler crabs.
Boatbuilding With Steel: Including Boatbuilding With Aluminum
Boatbuilding With Steel: Including Boatbuilding With Aluminum – Originally published in 1973, this is Gilbert C. Klingel’s final book, and is considered a classic on the subject. The included chapter on aluminum is by noted yacht designer Thomas E. Colvin.

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