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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.


This Ship History Center is open by appointment Monday-Friday for research and tours. Please call ahead to schedule your visit. 

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Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

E-Mail: info@sshsa.org

Phone: (401) 463-3570
Fax: (401) 463-3572

Executive Director & Publisher: Matthew Schulte: mschulte@sshsa.org

Membership and Public Outreach: Bryan Lucier: blucier@sshsa.org

Archivist: Astrid Drew: adrew@sshsa.org

Education Coordinator: Aimee Bachari: steam@sshsa.org

Advertising Information: Richard Barwis: richard@cornerstone-media.biz

PowerShips Editor: Jim Pennypacker: editor@sshsa.org

The Telegraph & AHOY Editor: Bryan Lucier: blucier@sshsa.org

Website Questions: Matthew Schulte: info@sshsa.org



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