In November 1937 Red Funnel's Mauretania ex Queen was renamed Corfe Castle.
Hamish, a much-travelled Waverley supporter and genuine Steiff bear, has offered himself for auction to raise funds for the Waverley Boiler Appeal.
The Waverley Boiler Refit Appeal is within £100,000 of the appeal target of £2.3m.
On Monday 11th November 1963 Caledonia came close to being blown ashore on the rocks off Millport after damaging her port paddle wheel.
The aroma of steam and hot oil is once again to be savoured by all who go aboard the last paddle steamer built in Scotland.
Captain Kuno Stein, who will be known to many PSPS members, has retired as a Lake Lucerne paddle steamer captain.