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Reviewed yesterday

Informative guides on board giving you the history of the ship but free to wander on your own. Well worth a visit when in the historic dockyard.

Thank Stevejdp
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We almost missed this little ship down in its dock and probably wouldn’t have bothered to go onto it if another visitor hadn’t pointed it out to us. My husband eyes lit up when he saw it so on we went, I thought it would...More

Thank GillianWeeks
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few remaining ships of this type, not built to last, it is a reminder of the tough life of a sailor on board a rather small ship. Designed for close-in support, it did spend time near Turkey during WWI.

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didnt go on board to visit inside, rather viewed the ship from the dock. Its a small WWI ship that saw action. Great part of our history.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the few modern ships the Royal nave saved. I was disappointed that most of the machinary,boilers and engines had been removed.

Thank P8977NBjohnl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Compared with what else is on offer at the Historic Dockyard, this is possibly one to put toward the end of your must visit list. I think it's going to be personal choice, and I expect most of those who do make the effort of...More

Thank RunningSteve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My eyes were well and truly opened to see the range of Royal Navy ships in port. The crews waved at our little tour boat as they were cleaning their large ships, looks like they took pride in what they were doing. A great sight...More

Thank Vince C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easily missed compared to Victory and the Mary Rose which are close by, but an interesting little ship, with a lot of history.

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The Grandchildren wanted to visit this ship on our 3rd visit to the dockyard, I thought it was too modern to be particularly interesting, however I learnt quite a lot that did interest me. What was particularly good was the enthusiastic staff who were playing...More

Thank shejc0m
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Only a small boat but well worth a visit to see a piece of living history and to hear the enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff.

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