SSHSA’s varied collections are available for use by members and the general public. While some collections may be explored online (see more information below), many collections are still being processed and described, and so are only accessible in person. Research visits are by appointment only. If you'd like to visit the Ship History Center to use our collections, or are interested in research services, please feel free to contact Astrid Drew at email@example.com or send in this form, to learn more.
Ship History Center
2500 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Hours: By appointment only: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Astrid Drew, Archivist: firstname.lastname@example.org
Archives and Collections
SSHSA's archives covers a vast array of maritime topics and history relating to the United States and world shipping. They include:
Maritime Reference Library
The library includes volumes about shipping lines, specific vessels of military and merchant classes, war, immigration and genealogy, as well as periodicals, reference materials on marine engineering, the merchant marine, and shipping registers.