2014

SU4210 : SS Shieldhall

taken 10 years ago, near to Woolston, Southampton, England

SS Shieldhall
SS Shieldhall
Designed to carry treated sewage sludge from Glasgow to be dumped in the Clyde estuary, she was nevertheless used for passenger charters on the Clyde during the summer season. This was a long-standing tradition on these vessels, and Shieldhall had accommodation for 80 passengers. It is a role that she is still carrying out in Solent waters.
The ship was repainted in 2012 in White Star Line colours, replacing the original grey (see Link as part of the Titanic centenary celebrations. The funnel colour is similar to that carried in Glasgow ownership, as many shipping lines used a buff colour.

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Photographer
Alan Murray-Rust   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 26 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 July, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4222 1031 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.4443N 1:24.0666W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4205 1031
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