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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:

  • Captain Cobb's Steamer
  • Icebound! The Story of the RMS Britannia at Boston
  • Remembering the La Guardia
  • The 100-year Story of the Motor Yacht Mar-Sue
  • Dealing with Pirates Aboard the Maersk Line



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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.

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Volunteer Opportunities

If you're in the Rhode Island area and interested in maritime history, SSHSA would love your help!  Work with staff members in caring and processing collections, our library, and more. 

If you're interested in becoming a volunteer, please fill out this questionnaire.  Please submit completed questionnaires to info@sshsa.org.

Internship Opportunities

Are you a student looking for experience in the non-profit sector?  Opportunities range from positions in archives and our library, to administrative assistantships.

Please contact Astrid Drew at adrew@sshsa.org for more information about our internship programs.



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