Cosens appoints Cdr Johnston as their new Bournemouth manager.
Cosens held their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 29th March 1955 in the company’s board room in the office at Weymouth.
Princess Elizabeth being refitted at Southampton by her new owners Torbay Steamers Ltd.
The Clyde’s new car ferry Arran carries her 2,000th passenger and causes a change of roster for the paddle steamers.
Bristol Queen had rounded Lands End under tow and was on her way to the breaker’s yard in Belgium.
Dorset Echo reports progress on the demolition of Monarch in the scrapyard in Cork.
Waverley’s first replacement boiler is prepared for despatch from Babcock Power’s Renfrew Works.
Wingfield Castle made her last voyage in steam on Thursday 14th March 1974.
Why were all the Hull/New Holland paddle steamer ferries withdrawn from service for much of February and on into early March 1972?