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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

M33 is the last surviving Monitor class ship. How it got through so many actions without anyone on board being killed or without the ship being sunk is incredible. It is the first ship I have ever seen with a capflap for the ship's cat!...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Maharg2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought an annual ticket to Portsmouth Dockyard (some good deals available!) and have visited most of the main attractions, but hadn’t been on M33. To be honest, it looked a bit small and uninteresting. However, we had half an hour to spare so thought...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cas234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating to hear about life on board a boat that was built in 7 weeks and the Gallipoli campaign 1915 where she fought and survived.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MichaelT996
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

M.33 may be small compared to its grander neighbours, but it is not to be missed, there is a lot to be learned by looking around on board

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank alan_uk1953
Reviewed March 18, 2019

Our family only found out very recently, while my brother was researching our Grandad's war medals that were stolen, that my mum's dad served on this ship at the Battle of Gallipoli. We visited at the weekend with our mum which was emotionalin itself and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

How on earth did sailors love and work in such a wretched environment. Bare steel work - freezing in winter; boiling in summer - flat bottomed boat rolling around in the Dardanelles, or in the North of Russia - and at constant risk of being...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank deadbeatdave
Reviewed March 9, 2019

M33 is the only remaining Monitor ship from the Gallipoli Campaign of the first world war. It was only built to last for weeks but is still with us. It has been altered and had many uses over the years but has now been preserved...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Swampy12
Reviewed February 17, 2019

The volunteer guides on this ship was very informative and enthusiastic in telling us about conditions for the soldiers and how the ship worked with the guns.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mandy A
Reviewed February 13, 2019

This ship was present at one of the most disasterous episodes in Britisn and Commonwealth military history she bears witness to the sacrifice of the Allied troops there

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wombat239
Reviewed February 10, 2019

It is worth visiting this ship to get an insight in to the ships role in the battle of Gallipoli. Make sure you watch the informative film on the lower deck.

Date of experience: February 2019
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