Ocean Village, Southampton (Hampshire)

Correspondence to: The Solent Steam Packet Company Ltd, S.S. Shieldhall, Ocean Village, Southampton SO1 1JS

URL: www.ss-shieldhall.co.uk 

Opening days: NMV but open daily. Charter BA. Occasional public sailings.

Cargo (sludge) steamship built on River Clyde 1955 to traditional lines: rivetted, teak decks, triple-expansion steam engines. Twin screw, 268' oa, 1792 GRT. Withdrawn from service 1985, maintained by Preservation Soc volunteers. Can be hired, GV, Edu (all BA).