News

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On Saturday 14th October 2017 the volunteer crew of Massey Shaw set off from West India Dock and took her up river to use the Port of London Authority (PLA) drying out facility – known as Kew Grid – alongside Strand on the Green, opposite Oliver’s Island.

The story and heritage of Massey Shaw has been told many times over, but we are always seeking to engage with new audiences across the globe. We were contacted by Ireland's Military Story magazine, as they have put together a feature on Sir Eyre Massey Shaw,...

Volunteers from the Massey Shaw Education Trust had a busy September, attending multiple events up and down the River Thames as part of Totally Thames 2017 and Open House London.   Beginning with an exclusive trip for members and guests, Massey set off from West India Dock...

On Monday 31 July 2017, members of the London Fire Brigade Fire Cadets and David Rogers (Director) from the Massey Shaw Education Trust signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations. The Memorandum of Understanding formalises the work of the two organisations and provides a...

The vintage fireboat Massey Shaw has returned to London after a first ever visit to the Medway, for the Medway in Flames event – which commemorated the 350th anniversary of the Dutch invasion of the Medway. Massey left her home base in West India Dock on...