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2013 Heritage Lottery Project

Steamship Shieldhall was awarded £1.4 million by the Heritage Lottery Fund in 2013, and £44.k in a Heritage Emergency Grant in 2020. Read below to see how lottery funding is benefiting Shieldhall and how projects have been carried out by our team of volunteers.

Funnel Repairs

The finished job, painted by our Deck crew and ready for the first raising of steam, but before that, the funnel cover is applied to keep the worst of the weather out of the funnel and air heaters. This shows…


Dry Dock 2014

Week 5 – Final Week This shows both propellers anti-fouled and ready for service. The image here has been taken just before we left dry dock. Week 3 Shieldhall is currently in Falmouth for dry dock. We are planning to…


Generator Upgrades

Generator Installed – April 2015 Airborne and en route to Shieldhall. A tricky manoeuvre to get it over the mast stays.The generator being installed onboardEngineering Superintendent, Norman, admiring our latest purchase. After 2+ years of effort, it is finally aboard.  Load…


Mess Room Upgrades

Mess Room Completed – April 2015 Mess room, looking forward completed apart from one or two small additions.Mess room looking aft. Mess stove replaced by flame effect convector unit and door replaced. All furniture custom made by Moss Marine Coming…


Crew shipshape for 2017!

We’re looking forward to commencing our sailing season on Saturday 27th May! A number of our volunteer crew have been keeping busy over the winter period, undertaking training over several areas including personal survival techniques, firefighting, first aid and social responsibilities….


Saloon Refurbishments

2016 – Saloon Upgrades Completed! Our Saloon has now been completed and looks stunning! We can now offer a unique facility to companies and institutions that require a completely different venue. Our conference facilities include the following, A projector screen…