- A Week Ago
Images of PS Freshwater - the paddle steamer directly linked to the birth of the PSPS.
- 1st January 2021
Following on from the recent Waverley 1981 re-boilering article, two short videos of the 2020 re-boilering have been released featuring previously unseen still images and footage.
- 31st December 2020
What were the most viewed articles on the PSPS website during 2020?
- 28th December 2020
A second report on Waverley's 1981 re-boilering with images previously not shared showing the new boiler being fitted.
- 16th December 2020
Lake Lucerne Paddle Steamer Captain Hans-Peter Mosimann has retired.
- 14th December 2020
Waverley Excursions today issued an update on Waverley's COVID-19 Relief Appeal.
- 29th November 2020
Scottish Television News clip with Paul Semple and Iain Quinn talking about Waverley and the fundraising appeal.
- 9th November 2020
Brian Jackson, one of the last remaining crew members of a Cosens' paddle steamer, has died.
- 1st November 2020
1 November 2020 marks the 80th birthday of Society Vice-President Terry Sylvester.
- 29th October 2020
The draft minutes of the Society's thirty-third Annual General Meeting are now available on this web site.
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- 19th January: Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter "Maid of the Loch: £35,000 donation as financial lifeline"
- 16th January: The Sunday Post "Keep the Kyles afloat: Fundraising campaign could see 148-year-old Clydebuilt coaster fire up the engines again"
- 29th December: The Herald "Remember This ... CND protest at the Holy Loch, 1977"
- 3rd December: Greenock Telegraph "Councillor wants to bring the original Comet's engine home to Port Glasgow"
- 27th November: The Scotsman "£370,000 plea to secure Waverley paddle steamer's 75th anniversary season"
- 16th November: The Herald "Waverley paddle steamer funding appeal launched after Covid-19 restrictions cuts winter season short"
- 14th November: Greenock Telegraph "Call for new Comet museum in Port Glasgow"
- 8th November: Greenock Telegraph "Retired marine engineer throws lifeline for the crumbling Comet landmark"
- 23rd October: Greenock Telegraph "Comet paddle steamer proposal was scrapped on yard advice"
- 22nd October: Greenock Telegraph "Cost to replace the Comet paddle steamer replica put at £750,000"
- 16th October: Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter "Hundreds turn out to commemorate Maid of the Loch 25th anniversary"
- 15th October: Helensburgh Advertiser "Helensburgh pier's bleak future as restoration group disbands"
- 8th October: The Herald "Teacake tycoon Sir Boyd Tunnock takes the helm at paddle steamer charity"
- 21st September: BBC News "Restoration plan for historic Glasgow dry dock"
- 20th September: Largs & Millport Weekly News "Loss of Waverley tourism boost labelled 'a hammer blow' to town's economy"
- 16th September: Helensburgh Advertiser "Maid of the Loch's engines are all set to go global"
- 14th September: The Sunday Post "A life on the ocean’s airwaves: Daughter’s delight as books inspired by legendary Waverley skipper sail onto radio"
- 8th September: The Scotsman "Waverley paddle steamer sets sail for Glasgow after pier collision"
- 3rd September: BBC News "Late-night rescue for stranded Waverley passengers"
- 2nd September: The Scotsman "Stranded Waverley passengers rescued after 24 hurt when steamer hit pier"
- 2nd September: BBC News "Seventeen injured after Waverley crashes into pier"
- 27th August: Helensburgh Advertiser "In Pictures: Maid of the Loch welcomes first visitors of 2020"
- 21st August: The Herald "Waverley paddle steamer sets sail for first time in two years"
- 21st August: BBC News "Waverley paddle steamer finally sets sail after two years"
- 20th August: Helensburgh Advertiser "Maid of the Loch reopens to the public after lockdown"
- 20th August: The Sunday Post "Paddle steamer Waverley’s first passenger cruise since 2018 cancelled"
- 20th August: BBC News "Technical hitch delays Waverley paddle steamer return sailing"
- 18th August: The Scotsman "Paddle steamer Waverley to resume Clyde cruises"
- 18th August: Largs & Millport Weekly News "Waverley to return to Largs and Millport for summer sailings"
- 14th August: Glasgow Live "Doon the Watter - the story of the Waverley, the world's last seagoing paddle steamer"
- 82 Years Ago Today
Royal Daffodil prepared for her launch the following day.
On Thursday 22nd January 1953 Victoria left Weymouth for the last time for the scrapyard at Southampton.
- Two Days Ago
The newly formed PSPS swings into action to save Monarch.
- Three Days Ago
Framing almost complete in the construction of Ryde at the Clyde yard of Denny of Dumbarton.
On Saturday 19th January 1963, Tattershall Castle broke free from her Humber moorings in a storm.
First day out in the Pacific for Eppleton Hall.
Dorset Evening Echo reports that Monarch has been put up for sale.
- A Week Ago
Britannia and Ravenswood leave Charles Hill's drydock at Bristol.
- 15th January 2021
HMS Aristocrat ex Talisman on duty providing anti-aircraft cover on the Thames for convoys.
- 14th January 2021
Bristol Queen rammed by the Liberian registered tanker Geodor.
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Waverley's funnels were removed during the boiler refit to allow access to the boiler room below.
- 31st December 2020
Waverley's new port boiler arrived in Greenock on 2nd April 2020.
- 30th December 2020
On 31st March 2020 the first of Waverley's new boilers arrived at Greenock.
- 25th July 2020
Waverley has her funnels removed ahead of her boiler replacement.
- 5th January 2020
In 1960, the Patterson family decided to stay away from the busy towns and traffic jammed highways to have a sailing holiday on the Clyde Steamers.
- 5th November 2019
At the end of August 1981, the Paddle Steamer Maid of the Loch's engines and paddle wheels fell silent.
- 3rd November 2019
Maid of the Loch's compound steam engine turns astern.
- 2nd November 2019
Maid of the Loch's port paddle wheel turning astern.
- 30th September 2019
On Sunday the 30th September 2018 we watch Paddle Steamer Waverley sails through London's famous Tower Bridge .
- 21st September 2019
This is the final video in a series of eight.
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