Featurning: The SS Savannah's historic voyage, To Shanghai on the Empress of Japan, American Innovation in the Shipping Industry, and Wind-Class Icebreakers: Part Two.
Featurning: The NS Savannah, the development of nuclear power for ships, the American Explorer and the Andrea Doria.
Featuring: The Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Remnants of Queen Elizabeth, Wind-Class Icebreakers: Part One, Black Ball: 200 Years Strong, Kalakala: the Streamlined Ferry, and The Steamer Boston of 1924.
Featuring: Stars of Steamer Fiction, Italian Motor Ships Saturnia & Vulcania, SS Avalon: A Can of Peas, Night of the Subic Bay Pirates, STEAMing Into the Future, How to Write an Article for PowerShips
Featuring: '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
Featuring: Hoboken’s Fifth Street Pier, U-Boat Attacks on Allied Merchant Ships Off New England, Sailing (or Avoiding) The Exile’s Line to India, Ship Research, Part 2
Featuring: Sagafjord to Alaska, The Peoples’ Captain: Kate McCue’s Journey to the Bridge, There’s Something About Mary, Might, Style & Splendor: Empress of Britain
Featuring: An American Classic: Steamer Wilfred Sykes, Sailing to the East French Style: Cambodge, Laos & Viet-Nam, British India to the Persian Gulf, American Freighters*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: Innovator: The Stunning Ile de France, Queen Mary 2: Remastering of a Monarch, The M/V Tustumena: Navigating Treacherous Waters, Sunoco Shipyards Part Two, Rotterdam’s Arctic Journey*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: Captain Cobb’s Steamer, Icebound! The Story of the RMS Britannia at Boston, Remembering the La Guardia, From Peonies to Pirates, The 100-Year Story of the Motor Yacht Mar-Sue
Featuring: Ode to the Pacific Princess, Knots, Liberties and Lollipop Ships, The Ironclads: Trials and Tribulations, Sunoco Shipbuilding Part 1, A History of Bahamian Mailboats
Featuring: Passenger Liners through the Golden Gate, The Grand Saloon and Victorian Propriety, The Stella Solaris, Remembering Grace Line’s “M” Ships, Cuba: “So Near And Yet So Foreign”, The Sinking of the Andrea Doria on July 26, 1956, Freighter Trips in the 1930s Caribbean
Featuring: February 5, 2015: A Great Day for the Queen of Time, “Tribute to a Queen”, The Insider’s Guide to the Queen Mary, The Space Ship Hamburg, The Russian Steam Frigate Kamschatka, The SS Manco, Museum Profile: Hudson River Maritime Museum
Featuring: The Late, Great Norway, Steel Ships at Pascagoula, Remembering the Eastland, Pilotage Aboard the Pacific Scout, Night Boat, 2015 SSHSA Award Winners, Museum Profile: National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Featuring: Steamboat Bill and PowerShips: A Look Back Over 75 Years, Going to Sea with Cunard, Through the Lens of Byron Huart: Cruise Ships at New York, A Final Visit to Leonardo da Vinci, Museum Profile: The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
Featuring: Patris - The First Big Liner for Chandris, The Miracle That Was Prinsendam, The Russian Yacht Livadia, Eugene O'Neill's Fireman Yank in The Hairy Ape, Slow Boat to Europe, Museum Profile: Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Introducing SSHSA's New Headquarters: The Ship History Center, Steamboat Bill and PowerShips: A Look Back Over 75 Years
Featuring: Aboard the SS Rotterdam, Hoboken’s Pier B, Modelling the SS Catalina, U-Boats in the Bahamas, No Fire Bell in the Night, A Unique Maine Museum Ship, 2014 SSHSA Award Winners, Museum Profile: Columbia River Maritime Museum
Featuring: The Shepard Steamship Company and its Ships, Five Brilliant Hours on the Princess Marguerite, The Three Royal Viking Line Sisters, The Concrete Wreck, The SS George W. Elder, U-Boats in the Bahamas and Bermuda in WWII*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: Farewell Saga Ruby, The President Monroe of 1940, Crossing the Line from Cruise Ships to Ocean Liners, Onboard the Frances Barkley, Token Was Survivor’s Link to General Slocum Tragedy*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: Towboats in the Mist: The Knappton-Brix Story, The African Endeavour and African Enterprise, Engine Order Telegraphs, The Sinking of the SS Vestris, The Tragedy of the Steamboat Swallow, The Final Voyage of the F.F. Oakes*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: The SSHSA Annual Awards 2013, Remembering the America of 1940, American Tank Ships, The Vessels of the Lake Okanagan Inland Marine Museum, The SS Nomadic: Last of the White Star Line, Postwar American Export Lines Freighters, The Yacht of Camelot: Bringing Back the Honey Fitz*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: Grace Line Special Issue featuring "The Quartet of 1932-33;" "The 52s: Combination Ships;" and "A Line a Day: A 1925 Voyage to South America Aboard a Grace Line Steamer." Plus, "Building Titanic II;" "Hip Hip Hooray for the Good Old Waverly;" "San Pablo: An Undersea Mystery off Pensacola;" "An Introduction to The Posner Maritime Art Collection."*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: "Lives of the Liners: The Bretagne/Brittany: Chandris Lines’ ‘Ship of Destiny’;" "Exporters: American Export Lines’ Freighters of 1939-1946;" "Having Fun at the Behind the FUN Tour;" "The History of a Civil War Transport: The Steamer Clara Poe;" "Retired Nantucket Lightships: A Trio Weathering All Storms;" "Navy’s Potomac Fleet: Transport for Naval Gun Manufacturing;" "The SS Servian: A Vessel of Many Names & Missions;" "Museum Profile: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum;" and highlights from ShiPosium II.*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: "Lives of the Liners: Holland America’s Ryndam of 1951;" "Bogus Brochures, Counterfeit China, & Phony Posters: 10 Fake Ship Collectibles & 5 Ways to Protect Yourself;" "The Hudson River Day Line;""A Mediterranean Passage: Mediterranean Shipping as Viewed from a Greek Cargo Ship in the Early 1980s;" "Museum Profile: Mystic Seaport, Mystic, Connecticut - Museum of America & The Sea."*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: "SS Delphine: Still America’s Largest Steam Yacht;" "Lives of the Liners: “Aunt Tilly” & “The Flounder”;" "Marine Art in the World of Power Ships;" "The Return of the Keewatin;" "The Doctor Lykes in the Mediterranean in 1969;" and "Col. James M. Schoonmaker: Museum Ship."*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: "Lives of the Liners: Italy’s South American Sisters;" "Is There Gold in Your Closet: Collecting Ship Brochures;" "No Place for a Lady!: Journal of the Wife of a Steamboat Captain;" "Breaking the Glass Ceiling on the High Seas: Captain Inger Klein Olsen;" "Shipboard Radio Communications: From Spark-Gap CW to GMD SS;" and "The Jonah of Convoy PQ-17."*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: "African Queen Celebrates Her 100th Birthday;" "How Safe are Cruise Ships in 2012;" "The One with the Most Cruises Wins: Ideas, Tips & Opportunities;" "Cruising the Wolfsonian Museum;" "Art-Space-Ship: The Factory Freezer Trawler Stubnitz;" "Breakbulkers by the Bay;" "Providence Steamboat Company;" and "ShiPosium and SSHSA Annual Meeting: A Resounding Success."*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
For those interested in not only the Titanic but also the White Star Line, we are also offering a Collector's Set with three issues that contain articles on the infamous line that produced the doomed vessel.
The set includes the following:
Winter 1958, #68 - "The North Atlantic in the 1870s" by N.R.P. Bonsor
Winter 1962, #84 - "Fifty Years Ago on the North Atlantic" by Charles McCombs
Spring 1967, #101 - "Britannic - The Queen That Never Reigned" by John H. Shaum, Jr.
As part of our recognition of the 100th anniversary of Titanic's sinking, we are offering a Collector's Set ofSteamboat Bill issues with intriguing articles on the Titanic. Dating back to 1972, thirteen years before Robert Ballard discovered her final resting place, these articles provide many viewpoints and stir up discussion on several aspects of this tragedy that has captivated the world for a century.
The set includes the following:
*Spring 1972, #121 - "Was Titanic Unsafe At Any Speed?" by Colin Carmichael
Spring 1981, #157 - "Search for Titanic" by Jack Shaum
Spring 1994, #209 - "Wireless and the Ships at Sea" by Henry G. Pettitt
Spring 2001, #237 - "Titanic-From a Different Angle" by Edwin L. Dunbaugh
*Winter 2006, #260 - "The Early Days of Wireless at Sea" by Louis C. Kleber
(*Issues are printed from scans due to short supply)
Featuring: Uncover the ugly truth behind the Titanic. In "The Final Board of Inquiry: The Cold Case Investigation into the Loss of the Steamship Titanic;" Commander Richard R. Paton, a former Coast Guard Investigation Officer, “officially investigates one of history's worst ship disasters and presents the results of his investigation to you, the jury.*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: PowerShips highlights "The Shanghai Incident" when the President Hoover found herself caught up in another war in Asia as the U.S. entered WWII. "The Other Scharnhorst" tells of the German liner 15 years after the end of WWI, known for its notable innovations. The cover story features the pioneering New York commuter steamboat Sylvan Dell. Also featured in this issue is an update on the steamship Shieldhall, and the final installment of Larry Driscoll's series on the SS United States, "Troublesome Times."*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: "Vessels of the Virginia Ferry Corporation, 1930-1956" by William L. Baxter and Part II of Larry Driscoll's The SS United States: The Last Queen of the Merchant Marine," as well as an interview with officers of the Ivory. Also, read about the Union Army's procurement of vessels during the Civil War, complete with spectacular photographs from the Civil War era. Catch up on what's going on in your region and read reviews of the latest maritime history books.*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: The first installment of our in-depth look at the career of the liner United States. Also featured are cargo liners, Q-ships, the loss of the Cunard liner Oregon, and ongoing efforts to preserve the Spanish-American War-era cruiser Olympia.*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: Prides, Clippers, and Seabees: New Freighters for the Lykes Bros. Steamship Company;" "A Voyage to the Roof of the World" along Norway's rugged coast; and a history of one of the most famous American lightships, the Nantucket lightship LV-112.*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.
Featuring: The cover story revisits the careers of two of the last deep-sea passenger liners built in the U.S. - the Argentina and Brasil. Also in Issue 277, the Boblo steamer Columbia returns to operation in Michigan; Maersk Line's latest container ship, Great Lakes steamship museums, the three Cunard Queens in NYC, the Mary Woods 2, and an update on the SS United States.*Reprint only. All originals are sold out.