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Our 2021 Sailing Programme launches this Wednesday!

Steamship Shieldhall will launch her 2021 sailing programme on Wednesday 14 October at 7am. The Southampton based heritage steamship will enjoy a busy programme currently comprising some 27 cruises, with more expected to be added over the coming months. The...

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Heritage Emergency Grant helps Shieldhall look forward

Earlier this summer Shieldhall received a Heritage Emergency Grant which allowed our volunteers to re-start the essential maintenance programme hastily halted as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. The funding, made possible by National Lottery players, was awarded through The...

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COVID 19 UPDATE – 2020 Sailing Season Cancelled

The Solent Steam Packet is sorry to have to confirm that the Board have made the very difficult decision to cancel the remaining 2020 sailing season, due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. Our priority, as always is the continued safety...

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Fuelling “Shieldhall” for the Future

The Solent Steam Packet, owners of Steamship Shieldhall, secure National Lottery support Steamship Shieldhall will benefit from a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund of £6800 for a project enabling Shieldhall to meet International environmental requirements for exhaust emission....

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