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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great 'foil' to the stature of both Victry & Warrior this little workhouse the M33 show what like was like for oridnary 'tars' during Galipoli and WW1. The starkness of the interior really brings home the hardships of being a sailor 100 years ago.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little ship is so different and just fascinating to visit... Combined with HMS Victory and/or Warrior, it is quite different...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HelenJC73
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Somewhat more modern than the more famous ships in the Historic Dockyard, HMS M.33 is one of only 3 surviving ships from the first world war. There is a short video, telling of the story of M.33 and the Gallipoli campaign of 1915-16. It's been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank martyblack83
Reviewed 8 November 2018

I have visited the Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth more times than I would be able to count. However, for some unknown reason, I had never been aboard HMS M33 until my latest visit. Now, I can only feel that I have been missing something really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CSK33
Reviewed 4 November 2018

my partner enjoyed it alot more than i did. the men on this boat certainly knew there history which was intresting

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sam D
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This is a small ship compared to the other ships in the historic dockyard but well worth going to. You get to walk through the ship and look around a bit, but the most moving part is in the cinema area. It really brings the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank catrionah707
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting First World War cruiser. Very utilitarian and basic and it's unrestored interior adds to it's realism. Makes you realise how lucky we are now.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank martincos2018
Reviewed 15 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stevejdp
Reviewed 10 October 2018 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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GillianWeeks
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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