Shieldhall - IMO 5322752
|Photographer:||Chris Hunsicker [View profile]||Title:||Shieldhall||Added:||Aug 01, 2007|
||Steam Ships (Operating and Preserved)|
|SS Shieldhall is the largest remaining steam powered general cargo-passenger ship in the world. She was laid down in October 1954 and entered service in October 1955. Built by Lobnitz & Co., of Renfrew, she is of riveted and welded construction with a straight stem and a cruiser stern.
She was operated by Glasgow Corporation to transport treated sewage sludge down the Clyde to be dumped at sea.
She later started to carry sludge from Southampton to an area south of the Isle of Wight for the Southern Water Authority until 1980 she was later sold to a preservation group for £20,000
|Vessel type:||Exhibition Ship|
|Gross tonnage:||1,753 tons|
|Summer DWT:||1,870 tons|
|Last known position:|
|50°53’36.93” N, 1°24’39.23” W|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|8.4kts, 313° (314°)|
|Arrival:||21st Jul 2018|
|7 days 5 hours ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2018 September 17th, 17:00:59 UTC||Southampton|
|2018 September 17th, 17:00:26 UTC||Southampton|
|2018 July 21st, 09:30:51 UTC||Southampton|
|2018 April 16th, 09:00:47 UTC||Falmouth|
|2017 September 2nd, 18:00:29 UTC||Poole|
|2017 August 4th, 23:59:20 UTC||Southampton|
|2017 May 12th, 19:00:38 UTC||Southampton|
|2017 May 12th, 09:00:51 UTC||Poole|
|2017 April 29th, 16:00:49 UTC||Southampton|
|2015 August 22nd, 18:00:34 UTC||Poole||
© Jim Croucher
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