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SS Shieldhall

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Address: Berth 48, Gate 4 Eastern Docks, Southampton, England
Phone Number: +44 844 357 2329
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Description: The Steamship Shieldhall is the largest working steam ship in Britain. A...
The Steamship Shieldhall is the largest working steam ship in Britain. A member of the National Historic Fleet she serves as a sea going tribute to Britain's maritime heritage. As a passenger you too can experience the golden age of steam by booking on an excursion or visiting her in Southampton.
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Great vessel

So much history definitely a great visit. My child loved it as much as we did. Well worth a visit -the oldest steamship

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Dorset
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

So much history definitely a great visit. My child loved it as much as we did. Well worth a visit -the oldest steamship

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southampton
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We went to a party to celebrating my friends Birthday. The Volunteers staff are very Knowledgable and so friendly.The venue is ideal for a party , because they will do any thing to make it work.They do excutions in the summer, please check, the web site.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous trip on the lovely Shieldhall. All the volunteers are so friendly and knowledgable - and thrilled when you show an interest.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Unique, good for children and adults but probably best attended as part of a wider visit to the nearby attractions

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went on this for a Fireworks Evening trip during Cowes Regatta Week last year.Built to carry waste from Glasgow to be dumped at sea,then doing the same in Southampton.She was then sold for preservation and is now owned by a trust .They run several excutions in the summer months including trips to Bournemouth for the Air Festival.There is good accomodation... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A very informative tour aboard the SS Shieldhall, Most enjoyable, suitable for all ages, but too good for people with disabilities.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

a great days afloat with the freedom to have ago at the helm of one of the best and most stable craft around, with the added skill of the the crew and boat all bonding together, a utterly fantastic and well remembered event POWERBOAT DAYS the best you can get

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sevenoaks kent uk
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This ship offers trips in and around the Solent. A wonderful steamship with an equally wonderful volunteer crew. Make sure that have at least one trip on Her this year.

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London
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It's a wonderful ship, the crew are pleased to show you around and you can see the engine room, they were really informative about the history of the Shieldhall.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The Barman is great.The boat is great.I have had a great time every time i have been on this boat(about 5 times for parties and events!) Good hire price too - don't change anything!

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