Join us

Become a member of the Society

Apart from being a valued member of the team, your subscription entitles you to a free copy of the Society's magazine "Steamship Shieldhall" and 10% discount off most excursion tickets.

Membership of the Society is open to all and there is a membership application form which may be printed and posted to our Membership Secretary. 

The current Membership Fees are:

Membership Type Cost (per annnum)
Adult £25.00 p.a
Joint/Family £35.00 p.a
Unwaged/Cadet/Student/Junior £20.00 p.a
Joint Unwaged £28.00 p.a
Single Junior Member (Under 18) £10.00 p.a
Life Member £1000.00

Join Our Working Crew Team

We are always keen to hear from new volunteers, contact us to discuss how you can help.

More details including different roles can be viewed on our Volunteer Opportunities page.

All volunteers are encouraged to become full subscribing members of the Society with the additional benefits associated with membership.

Membership Forms

We have a selection of forms to choose from. These can all be downloaded by clicking on them.

The “Digital Versions” can be filled out by clicking on the relevant form, then downloading it onto your computer. Once you have finished filling out your information please send it to the Membership Secretary via email. The email address is

If you wish to fill in the form by hand you can do this too. Just select the relevant form. Then print it out and send it to the Membership Secretary with the relevant details.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email

If you are using the digital version and you are unable to fill out the form on our website please download the form and open it in Adobe Reader. Please make sure you have the newest version. Click here to download it