If you're interested in the colonization of New England in the 1630's, you'll probably want to read Blaine's article.
(Thanks, Blaine, for pointing it out ...)
Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy: Privateer, Patriot, Pioneer / by Sheldon S. Cohen (University of Florida Press, 2010). New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology.If you're interested in history of the American colonies, Rhode Island, the navy, Whipples (in general) or Commodore Abraham Whipple, this is the book for you. (Thank you, Blaine, for bringing it to our attention!)