Engine Room Telegraph, SS Nobska (1925)

Date:
C. 1925

Nobska served Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard from such ports as Woods Hole, New Bedford, and Providence for 47 years.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
telegraph1.large.jpg
Institution:
The Steamship Historical Society of America

SS President Grant

Date:
1950s
Creator:
Edward O. Clark
Publisher/Studio:
Edward O. Clark

American President Lines' ocean freighter on the Delaware River

Identifier:
SSHSA_EOC_SL_01320
Institution:
The Steamship Historical Society of America

SS Leviathan

Date:
1920s-1930s
Publisher/Studio:
Steamship Historical Society of America

Built in Germany in 1914 for the Hamburg American Line, she became a U.S. troop transport during WWI. After struggling to compete on the Atlantic, she was laid up, later being scrapped before WWII.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
SSHSA_MSC_GN_00152
Institution:
The Steamship Historical Society of America

RMS Queen Mary

Date:
1950s
Creator:
Edward O. Clark
Publisher/Studio:
Edward O. Clark

Cunard Line's QUEEN MARY leaving her Manhattan pier. Built in 1936, she held the Blue Riband for transatlantic speed from 1938 to 1952. Assisted by Moran Towing's E. F. MORAN JR.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
SSHSA_EOC_SL_00837
Institution:
The Steamship Historical Society of America

SS France

Date:
1962-1974
Creator:
Edward O. Clark
Publisher/Studio:
Edward O. Clark

French Line's FRANCE, bow view at New York. Lines for lifeboats are hanging over the side. FRANCE was the world's longest liner in her time and second only to the UNITED STATES in speed.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
SSHSA_EOC_SL_10825
Institution:
The Steamship Historical Society of America

F. E. Weyerhaeuser

Date:
1950s
Creator:
Edward O. Clark
Publisher/Studio:
Edward O. Clark

Liberty ship F. E. WEYERHAEUSER a. JAMES KERNEY, built by Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard at Baltimore, MD in 1944.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
SSHSA_EOC_SL_01081
Institution:
The Steamship Historical Society of America

A.J. McAllister

Date:
1950s
Creator:
Edward O. Clark
Publisher/Studio:
Edward O. Clark

McAllister tug A.J. McALLISTER off Manhattan. Part of a Circle Line boat in background.

Identifier:
SSHSA_EOC_SL_07866
Institution:
The Steamship Historical Society of America

SS Beauharnois

Date:
1906
Creator:
Edward O. Clark
Publisher/Studio:
Edward O. Clark

Ferry. Beam-Engine starting platform with "duckbill" valve levers.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
SSHSA_EOC_SL_01512
Institution:
The Steamship Historical Society of America

SS John W. Brown

Date:
1946-1982
Creator:
Edward O. Clark
Publisher/Studio:
Edward O. Clark

Liberty Ship JOHN W. BROWN at Pier 42 North River, NYC, while serving as NYC's Maritime High School. Bow of Holland America Line's NIEUW AMSTERDAM at left.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
SSHSA_EOC_SL_22834
Institution:
The Steamship Historical Society of America

SS Priscilla

Date:
1937
Creator:
Edward O. Clark
Publisher/Studio:
Edward O. Clark

View of grand saloon of Fall River Line steamer PRISCILLA. The steamer was built in 1894 and ran until 1937, when the Line was discontinued.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
SSHSA_EOC_SL_00068
Institution:
The Steamship Historical Society of America