Mission: The society was organized to
Programs: The steamship historical society of america promotes and coordinates the activities of collectors and historians of material related to steam and other power driven water vessels. Steamboat bill is a quarterly newsletter that is produced and distributed, which contains historical and current articles concerning engine-powered water vessels. The historical collections of the society consist of books, prints, paintings, photographs, slides, literature, models and other memorabilia related to engine-powered water vessels. The organization also maintains a library which contains information on the history of engine-powered water vessels.