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The Trustees of the Sailors' Snug Harbor 

in the City of New York


SSH is an operating foundation dedicated to assisting retired mariners wherever they live, who need financial assistance and meet the eligibility criteria. More than 15,000 mariners have been assisted since its inception in the early nineteenth century.

If you are interested in learning more about SSH and its benefits, please contact us at:


The Trustees of the Sailors’ Snug Harbor

40 Exchange Place, Suite 1701

New York,NY 10005
Tel: 646-465-8585, Toll Free: 1-888-257-5456

Fax: 212-513-0243

Eligible Mariners must meet the following criteria

  • 3650 days of deep sea time proven through discharge papers (50% on U.S. flagged ships)
  • 65 years of age or older (exceptions may be made)
  • A proven need for financial assistance


For a copy of our application, please click here



                                            The seal- 1806 motto- portum petimus fesse (wearily we seek a haven)