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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.

Useful Links

SSHSA is affiliated with, and/or reciprocates with many organizations:

www.nationaltrust.org - National Trust for Historic Preservation

www.historicnewengland.org - Historic New England

www.aaslh.org - American Association for State and Local History

www.acbs.org - Antique & Classic Boat Society

www.thedigitalark.com - Providence, RI based firm specializing in digital archiving


These Maritime Academies have emerging relationships with SSHSA:

www.mainemaritime.edu - Maine Maritime Academy

www.sunymaritime.edu - SUNY Maritime College

www.csum.edu - California Maritime Academy

www.maritime.edu - Massachusetts Maritime Academy

www.usmma.edu - United States Merchant Marine Academy


Please support our corporate sponsors, advertisers, & friends:

www.sphts.org - Southern Pacific Historical & Technical Society

www.martifacts.com - Marine Collectibles

www.rimover.com - Jones Moving & Storage

www.marinershouse.org - Seafarer's affordable luxury while anchored in Boston

www.chris-craft.org - Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club & online archives

http://ns-savannah.org - Nuclear Ship Savannah association preserving the ship


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