Steamship Shieldhall Titanic themed cruise and see cruise ships depart

Type:Historical Event

Berth 110, Western Docks, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 0HH

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Steamship Shieldhall Titanic themed cruise and see cruise ships depart

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Join Steamship Shieldhall as she cruises down Southampton Water towards the Solent. Learn about Southampton's links with the SS Titanic, including the New York incident that nearly resulted in a collision in Southampton Water between the Titanic and the SS New York. Guest speakers will be on board, the Titanic berth will be identified. On return to berth get close to the departing cruise ships Celebrity Silhouette; Grand Princess and Iona (subject to confirmation), always the cue to sound Shieldhall's distinctive steam whistle and play the 'Shieldhall Organ'!

As part of your cruise, see the impressive engine room with its original steam engines at work and the bridge, with its traditional instruments and gleaming brasswork; admire the ship's steam assisted steering gear (similar to that used on Titanic); talk to the Captain and volunteer crew; listen to the informed commentary on the sights and sounds of Southampton Water and The Solent; pass close to the great ocean liners and container ships; walk the teak decks; relax in the Saloon with a wide range of refreshments including tea / coffee; real ale; a range of Titanic bottled beers; wine and hot and cold food, available on all trips.

Children will have fun with an interactive Shieldhall Passport, collecting stickers from various stations on board!

Shieldhall will anchor for a short period, for a service and ashes scattering at sea to take place. The Reverend Dennis Mould will be on board and can conduct a short service and scattering if wished.

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Season (15 May 2021)
DayTimes
Saturday14:30 - 18:00

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