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The authoritative magazine of the history of engine-powered vessels and the legacy of man's journey on the world's seas and waterways.

In this issue:

  • 'Mini Liners' of the 1930s
  • Alcoa's Combination Liners
  • The Ferry Binghamton: 1905-2017
  • Preana: One of Australia's Oldest Steam Vessels
  • Ship Research, Part 3: Flags at Sea & Funnel Marks



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Funding for the SSHSA educational outreach program is made possible in part by a grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities), the National Maritime Heritage Grant Program, and the Heritage Harbor Foundation.

SSHSA Staff Directory

Matthew S. Schulte, M.S.
Executive Director & Publisher 
Email: mschulte@sshsa.org

Bryan Lucier
Membership and Outreach Coordinator 
Email: blucier@sshsa.org

Astrid Drew
Archivist, Research & New Media
Email: adrew@sshsa.org

Aimee Bachari
Education Coordinator
Email: steam@sshsa.org

Alissa Cafferky
Project Coordinator
Email: acafferky@sshsa.org     

PowerShips Magazine

Jim Pennypacker, Editor 
Email: editor@sshsa.org

John Goschke, Art Director
Email: john@cornerstone-media.biz

Richard Barwis, Advertising Sales
Email: richard@cornerstone-media.biz

John Fostik & Julia Winters, Mid-Atlantic Columnists

Roddy Sergiades, New England & Eastern Canada Columnist

G. Justin Zizes, Jr., New York Columnist

Rich Turnwald, Southeast & Gulf Ports Columnist

Mark Shumaker, Great Lakes/Seaway Columnist

Charles H. Bogart, Western Rivers Columnist

James L. Shaw, West Coast Columnist

David Boone, Tugboat Columnist

Ted Blank, Overseas Columnist

William G.T. Barber, Southwest Pacific Columnist

Peter T. Eisele, High Seas Columnist

William A. Fox, Book Reviews

Don Leavitt, From the Collection Columnist


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