Archive: 2021

13th January 1937 Sawbwa

Sawbwa built for the Irrawaddy Flotilla.

The paddle steamer Sawbwa was in the process of being deconstructed at the Denny yard at Dumbarton on the Clyde.

7th January 1986 Sir Steuart Pringle

Sir Steuart Pringle bringing Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher aboard Kingswear Castle 11th June 1987. KC's then mate Chris Smith on the left.Stafford Ellerman

Meeting with Lieutenant General Sir Steuart Pringle KCB, DSc, LLB.

2nd January 1884 South of Ireland

South of Ireland (left) and Aquila in Weymouth Harbour.

Cosens & Co’s passenger carrying paddle tug Queen leads the attempt to salvage the paddle steamer South of Ireland which had run aground on Christmas Eve.

Waverley’s 2020 Re-Boilering – New Videos

The new starboard boiler being lifted aboard Waverley.

Following on from the recent Waverley 1981 re-boilering article, two short videos of the 2020 re-boilering have been released featuring previously unseen still images and footage.

October 2021