The first progress report on Waverley’s boiler refit.
Progress towards Waverley's return to service has visibly taken a major step forward with the removal of both her funnels.
The PSPS Scottish Branch has made a £2,000 contribution towards the cost of refurbishing Maid of the Loch's forward dining saloon.
On Tuesday 14th January Waverley was towed from her berth in Glasgow downriver to Dales Marine Services shipyard in Greenock in preparation for her £2.3 million boiler refit.
A look back to Waverley's re-boilering in 2000 to consider what is to come in 2020.
Hamish is now settling in to his new home having raised £251 towards the Waverley Boiler Refit Appeal.
The fundraising appeal to save Waverley has reached its £2.3 million target after just seven months.
Paddle Steamer Waverley is now registered for both Amazon Smile and Easyfundraising. So whilst you shop online you can also raise money for Waverley.
A progress update from Waverley Excursions Ltd. on the manufacture of Waverley's two new boilers.
PSPS members can take advantage of exclusive multiple cruise discounts by purchasing Sailing Passes and/or Go Anywhere Vouchers for Waverley's 2020 season.
Preparation for Cardiff Queen's launch and move to Fairfield's fitting out basin at Govan.
Cargo paddle steamer Aberdare launched at William Denny's Clyde shipyard.
Lincoln Castle's last voyage in steam.
The paddle steamer Flamer endures a difficult passage from Guernsey to Weymouth in a gale.
Victoria one week after arriving in the Southampton scrapyard.
Emperor of India at sea passing Dover under tow from Weymouth to Belgium for breaking up.
On Thursday 22nd January 1953 Victoria left Weymouth for the last time for the scrapyard at Southampton.
On Saturday 19th January 1963, Tattershall Castle broke free from her Humber moorings in a storm.
Why was Embassy in steam in December 1949?
Friday 26h December 1902 was the first day of a new winter paddle steamer service between Bournemouth and Swanage.
- Mar 21 Saturday“A Challenging Year with Waverley” – Paul SempleMV Balmoral, The Mardyke WharfBristolPaul Semple shares his experience of the past year as General Manager of Waverley. Note: MV Balmoral is likely to be berthed at The Mardyke Wharf rather than M Shed. Click through for more information.
- Apr 4 SaturdayBranch AGM followed by “A Challenging Year with Waverley” – Paul SempleBar ConventYorkBranch AGM followed Paul Semple who will share his experience of the past year as General Manager of Waverley. Note change of venue from that published in Paddle Wheels.
- Apr 4 SaturdayArchive Film Show from the Collection of Phil FrickerEast Cowes Town HallIsle of WightFeaturing highlights from the collection of the late Phil Fricker from West Cowes taken in the 1960s and P & A Campbell’s film from the 1950s.
- Apr 17 FridayBranch AGM followed by “Slides from 1992 & 1993” – Peter ReidRenfield St Stephen's Church CentreGlasgowThe Branch AGM is followed by another entertaining presentation from Peter Reid featuring some of the slides he took in 1992 and 1993.