Archive: April 2021

KC Back in the Water

Kingswear Castle A/S Dartmouth Pontoon, Monday 26th April 2021.John Megoran


Kingswear Castle came off the slipway on Monday and is now being prepared for running trials next week.

26th April 1927 Waverley

P & A Campbells's Waverley.


P & A Campbells’s Waverley rostered for a day trip from Brighton to Eastbourne, Hastings and on to Folkestone for two hours ashore.

Waverley Enters Dry Dock


Earlier this week Waverley Excursions reported that Waverley had left her winter berth in Glasgow to sail down river under her own power to Greenock for her annual dry docking.

17th April 1947 Merstone


The Southern Railway’s paddle steamer Merstone rescues passengers from Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth which was aground on the Brambles Bank.

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