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Shieldhall

The preserved steamship 'Shieldhall' on an excursion around Southampton Docks on the first day of the Boat Show.

S.S. Shieldhall
1753 grt, 1003 nrt, 1870 dwt
81.69 x 13.59 x 4.06m
Steam triple expansion engines, 2 x 3cyl (HP 15", IP 25", LP 40" x 30" stroke), 1600ihp. 2 x Single

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I'm not based in the UK so let me ask a stupid question.

Is this the same vessel depicted in this ship model?

No, I have no financial interest, I'm just considering buying the model.

Thanks!
 

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Don't want to be a bit pedantic James, the wording I would suggest should be "powered by two triple expansion engines both with cylinder's of (15" etc,) rather than steam triple exp 6cy?. For anyone who want's to experience the site and sound of steam I would recommend a trip on this vessel along with the "sightings" of the excellent Weirs Pumps which are often written about on this site.
 

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Hi Chadburn. Also the steamy atmosphere of engine room with that wonderful steam/oil aroma. Not forgetting the steam steering engine, capstan and windlass!
 

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