Tag Archives: Shieldhall

And then I was in Southampton

Continuing with my retrospect of events that happened 5 years ago. By the end of March 2013 I was ready to leave London, although disaster was about to overtake me on the day before I left. The first disaster was … Continue reading

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Preserved Ships: MV Balmoral

The Balmoral was not an excursion ship that I ever saw in Southampton, although that she was built for service between Southampton and Cowes in the Isle of White, as well as perform excursions around the South Coast. The MV … Continue reading

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Heading back from Ryde

Carrying on where we left off…. There was one thing I needed to see and that was the Portsmouth Naval Memorial at Southsea, it was designed not only as a memorial, but also as a leading mark for shipping. In … Continue reading

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Heading down to Ryde

My ears pricked up when I read about the trip from Southampton to Ryde pier onboard the Shieldhall. I have done three trips on board her already, so she is not a new experience. However, there is something about this … Continue reading

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Random Shipwatch: PS Waverley

Yet another ship from my long gone Ships Monthly collection, PS Waverley is another ship from a different age. She does not call Southampton her home, but this past weekend she was doing a series of local coastals from our … Continue reading

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