The Steamship Shieldhall is the largest working steam ship in Britain. A member of the National Historic Fleet she serves as a sea going tribute to Britain's maritime heritage. As a passenger you too can experience the golden age of steam by booking on an excursion or visiting her in Southampton.
Shieldhall is also available for private charter or for hire as a venue alongside in Southampton, see our Private Hire page.
Music in the City 2017
Shieldhall is proud to be hosting Southampton's 'Music in the City' event on Saturday 7th October 2017! Southampton's premier live music event, 'Music in the City' is in its 9th year, and celebrates the wonderful diversity of musical talent from the Solent area.
The Solent Steam Packet is pleased to recognise the support given to SS “Shieldhall” by the Heritage Lottery Fund over a number of years to enable us to keep one of the Nation’s Historic Fleet in operation. Progress on the projects associated with out current HLF grant can be found on our Lottery Project page