Archive: June 2021

25th June 1958 Embassy

Embassy 21st August 1958.

Strong winds cause Embassy’s passengers to return from Yarmouth to Lymington on the BR car ferry and then on to Bournemouth and Swanage by train.

24th June 1962 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen at Swansea.

On Sunday 24th June 1962 Bristol Queen operated the first trip since before the Second World War from Cardiff to Milford Haven via Ilfracombe.

21st June 1949 Emperor of India

Emperor of India A/S Weymouth Pleasure Pier, 22nd May 1952.

Emperor of India scheduled for a two hour trip from Weymouth to view HMS Anson leaving Portland with Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh aboard.

16th June 1953 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen at the 1953 Spithead Review and fitted with radar.

Bristol Queen arrives back in Southampton at 1.10am after spending the previous day on charter for the Spithead Naval Review.

Waverley’s Clyde 2021 Summer Sailings Announced

Waverley heads up river passing Renfrew after successfully completing sea trials on 12th June 2021.WEL

Following the successful completion of Waverley’s sea trails last week, Waverley Excursions has published the Clyde 2021 timetable.

11th June 1947 Empress Queen

Empress Queen running between Stranraer and Larne in the war.

Empress Queen at her builder’s yard in Troon being converted back to an excursion steamer for P & A Campbell.