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PSS Wingfield Castle, Hartlepool
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The PS Wingfield Castle is a former Humber Estuary ferry, now preserved as a museum ship in Hartlepool, County Durham, England.

The Wingfield Castle was built by William Gray & Company at Hartlepool, and launched in 1934, along with a sister ship, the Tattershall Castle. A third similar vessel, the Lincoln Castle built in Glasgow, was launched in 1940.

She was earmarked to become a floating restaurant in Swansea Marina in the early 1980s but was too wide to fit through the lock gates. She is now preserved at the Museum of Hartlepool as a floating exhibit at Jackson Dock, as part of the visitor attraction known as \"Hartlepool's Maritime Experience\", which also includes HMS Trincomalee.
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  • We visited the Historic Quay & having, in our youth, actually used the Wingfield Castle during it's time as a paddle steamer on the Humber..were keen to see it again. We entered the totally empty cafe...  more »
  • We visited as part of the Maritime Museum visit so it is free to visit this ship. It is moored very close to HMS Trincomalee. You can explore the main and upper decks and enjoy the food at the cafĂ©. T...  more »
  • It's a bonus when visiting the HMS Trincomalee. Coffee shop is good valve and the vessel is open to explore - great for the kids.