Not much in the Traditional Ballad Index. Here's their entry:
I found nothing under Marengo or Maringo in the Roud Index.
Fire, MaringoDESCRIPTION: Shanty. "Lift him up and carry him along, Fire maringo, fire away. Put him down where he belongs, Fire maringo, fire away"
EARLIEST DATE: 1884 (Charles Nordhoff's _The Merchant Vessel, a Sailor Boy's Voyages_ 1884)
KEYWORDS: shanty worksong
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Hugill, p. 16. "Fire, Maringo" (1 text, quoting Nordhoff's _The Merchant Vessel_)
Notes: Some dispute on the origin; Hugill says that Doerflinger mentions this as being of Negro origin (but I couldn't find any mention of it in Shantymen and Shantyboys [nor could I - RBW]); however, Hugill himself thinks it is Irish, citing the use of the word "maringo" which he says is found is many Irish folk-songs. - SL
The Ballad Index Copyright 2009 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.