Shipshape Bristol Channel acts as a focal point bringing together the facilities in the Floating Harbour; boat building companies and specialist suppliers in Bristol, Somerset, Gloucestershire & South Wales; conservation expertise provided through the ss Great Britain and conservation contractors; Sharpness and Gloucester Docks; the museums, archives, and universities in Bristol, Gloucester, Swansea and Cardiff, as well as a range of vessels on the National Register of Historic Vessels.

 

BROWSE PROJECTS IN THE BRISTOL CHANNEL REGION

The Underfall Boat Yard, Bristol Docks

Steamship Freshspring Society

Sabrina 5

M Shed

 

BRISTOL CHANNEL REGION SHIPSHAPE REPRESENTATIVE

Hannah Cunliffe - Director, National Historic Ships UK
email: Hannah.cunliffe@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

Vessels

Balmoral - underway, starboard view

Ferry built 1949 by Thornycroft, J I & Co Ltd, Woolston, Southampton

Thekla - at her mooring

Sloop built 1958 by Busumer-Schiffsmert, W & E Sielaff

Challenge in Steam

Steam Tug built 1931 by Hall, Alexander & Company Ltd, Aberdeen.

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