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- 23rd May
45 years ago this weekend Waverley was in the midst of her first weekend in operation under Waverley Steam Navigation.
- 15th April
Bill Prynne, who died aged 94 on Saturday 11th April, was PSPS Chairman for two stints, firstly for part of 1963 and then again from 1967 to 1976.
- 10th April
Greg Beecroft shares some pictures he took of Waverley at Easter 1980.
- 9th April
The Council of Management appointed John Allen to be the Society's National Chairman on 28 March.
- 3rd April
A picture report on Waverley’s recent dry docking.
- 24th March
A further update from the DSRRB Company, which runs Kingswear Castle on our behalf, in relation to coronavirus.
- 19th March
Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company's statement relating to coronavirus.
- 14th March
Paddle steamer enthusiasts may be interested in reading about and supporting the ongoing restoration of PS Curlip II in Australia.
- 13th March
It is not just Waverley that is receiving some off-season TLC, the Waverley Excursions website has received a fresh new look.
- 28th May: Kent Online "Medway Queen named South East's 'Flagship of the Year'"
- 25th May: Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter "Maid of the Loch aims for sell-out ‘cruise’ to mark anniversary"
- 24th May: The Lochside Press "[Minor] Repair work planned for Helensburgh pier"
- 5th May: Daily Record "Coronavirus crisis could sink Maid of the Loch restoration project"
- 5th May: The Herald "Restoration work begins on historic steamer [Maid of the Loch]"
- 29th April: Helensburgh Advertiser "Maid of the Loch 'needs urgent financial help', charity says"
- 29th April: Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter "Eddie works on Maid of the Loch repairs - 70 years after his dad helped build the ship"
- 20th April: Helensburgh Advertiser "PS Waverley will not return to Helensburgh in 2020"
- 14th April: Greenock Telegraph "Complete replacement of crumbling Comet may be needed"
- 31st March: Helensburgh Advertiser "Maid of the Loch paddle steamer ‘closed until late June’, says charity"
- 19th February: BBC News "Historic steamship taken out of service after ‘extensive’ cracks discovered"
- 18th February: Dorset Echo "Looking Back: 70 years since Monarch passed through Weymouth's Town Bridge"
- 14th February: Otago Daily Times "[Paddle] submarine may lie beneath hospital site"
- 4th February: Hartlepool Mail "Improvements to Hartlepool’s historic buildings and maritime heritage included in £53million plans"
- 24th January: Greenock Telegraph "Work begins on £2.3m boiler refit of iconic Waverley paddle steamer"
- 7th January: Institution of Mechanical Engineers "Last seagoing paddle steamer needs your help to inspire future engineers"
- 19th December: Bristol Post "Paddlesteamer Waverley will sail again in the Bristol Channel in 2020 following funding appeal"
- 19th December: North Devon Gazette "Paddlesteamer Waverley will return to North Devon in 2020 after appeal success"
- 18th December: The Scotsman "Fundraiser to save Waverley paddle steamer hits its target of £2.3million"
- 18th December: The Herald "Iconic Clyde steamer to set sail in 2020 after fundraising appeal reaches goal"
- 18th December: STV News "Stricken paddle steamer Waverley set to sail again"
- 18th December: Inverclyde Now "FULL Steam Ahead For Waverley Boiler Refit At Greenock After £2.3Million Target Reached"
- 12th December: Hartlepool Mail "Calls for improvements to Wingfield Castle as part of £40m investment plans for Hartlepool"
- 12th November: Divernet "Kolay finds British [Paddle Steamer] minesweeper at 82m"
- 22nd October: Daily Record "See Maid of the Loch’s engine working for first time in 40 years"
- 20th October: The Sunday Post "Waverley steamer repair fund hits £2m"
- 19th October: BBC News "Waverley steamer repair fund hits £2m milestone"
- 15th October: Largs and Millport News "Book and DVD to raise funds for Waverley re-fit"
- 10th October: The Herald "Those were the days: Maid of the Loch, 1960 and 1967"
- 8th October: Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter "Thar she blows – Balloch’s Maid of the Loch steams again"
- 60 Years Ago Today
First day of the 1960 season for Monarch.
- Two Days Ago
Monday 29th May 1967 Embassy alongside at Van Heyghen Brothers's scrapyard in Ghent.
- Three Days Ago
Queen of the South made her first public sailing from Tower Pier to Greenwich, Gravesend, Southend and Herne Bay.
- A Week Ago
Caledonia on charter for a "Kirk Cruise".
- 21st May
Consul's first weekend in service from Weymouth in the 1961 season.
- 16th May
Red Funnel's newly acquired Lorna Doone makes her inaugural cruise from Bournemouth.
- 11th May
Cargo paddle steamer Lord Elgin makes her last crossing between Cowes and Southampton.
- 6th May
Princess Elizabeth arrives at Torquay for the first time.
- 26th April
P & A Campbells's Waverley rostered for a day trip from Brighton to Eastbourne, Hastings and on to Folkestone for 2 hours ashore.
- 19th April
A look back at Waverley's 1990 season which began at Easter on the Clyde and finished in mid October on the Bristol Channel.