What have the Woolwich ferries Squires, Gordon, Will Crooks and John Benn, the Southern Railway’s Freshwater and the GSN’s Crested Eagle all got in common?
Monday 29th May 1967 Embassy had just arrived at Van Heyghen Brothers’s scrapyard in Ghent.
Queen of the South made her first public sailing from Tower Pier to Greenwich, Gravesend, Southend and Herne Bay.
On Thursday 22nd May 1975 Waverley sailed from Glasgow to Dunoon with invited guests aboard, many of whom had helped return her to service.
Princess Elizabeth positioned from Plymouth following her dry-docking in readiness to start her season at Torquay.
The new Lorna Doone’s inaugural cruise from Bournemouth with invited guest
Consul and Princess Elizabeth both undergoing final preparations for starting their seasons running from Weymouth this Whitsun weekend in competition.
On 13 May 2021 Waverley exited dry dock at Greenock and returned to Pacific Quay, Glasgow after running trials down the Firth of Clyde.
Running trials with the DTP, the then licencing authority for issuing the Passenger Certificates.
KC completed running trials with the MCA for the renewal of her Passenger Certificates.
Consul was the last of Cosens’s paddle steamers to be returned to service after the Second World War.
P & A Campbell’s Glen Gower and Waverley set from from Cardiff for Brighton.
Wessex Branch charter KC in association with PSKC Trust for an evening cruise on Saturday 24th July in aid of KC’s Rebuild Appeal.
Jeanie Deans on charter to the Scottish Locomotive Preservation Fund for a rare trip to Ardrishaig.