After running trials on the Clyde on 3rd November 1965, Jeanie Deans set off south on 5th from Greenock for the Medway.
On Monday 29th October Stadt Luzern's outgoing Captain Kuno Stein and her new master Roger Maurer spent the day clearing the ship's bridge and office.
There is now a sufficient rise of water level on the Elbe at Dresden for the paddlers to sail in Saxon Switzerland today.
Capt Kuno Stein welcomes passengers aboard Stadt Luzern at Fluelen on his last sailing as a paddle steamer captain and Stadt Luzern's last trip before a major rebuild.
Low river water levels on the Elbe at Dresden continue to cause havoc with the timetables for the paddle steamers there.
Sandown left Portsmouth, sailed down the Western Solent, across Poole Bay, rounded Anvil Point and St. Albans Head bound for Weymouth.
If you want a last trip on Stadt Luzern before she is withdrawn, you'll have to get your skates on.
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Having completed her season and been laid up for the winter, Bristol Queen was unexpectedly called back into service.
A statement from John Beveridge, Chairman of Loch Lomond Steamship Company, in response to the the Heritage Lottery Fund's decision not to grant funds to the Maid of the Loch.
Anyone out there want to buy a paddle steamer? The paddle steamer Monarch is up for sale at an initial asking price of £75K.
Friends of the Maritime Heritage Trust are visiting Hartlepool Maritime Museum and HMS Trincomalee 23rd on Sunday and the maritime archive and Wingfield Castle on Monday 24th September.
Kingswear Castle made her last trip of the 2018 season between Dartmouth and Totnes on 18th September.
Princess Elizabeth's last trip of the season from Torquay to Lyme Regis on 15th September 1960.
Paddle Steamer Consul arrived on the Thames on 14th September 1963 but things didn't quite go to plan.
Waverley shopkeeper Brian Elliott and his granddaughter with PSPS Wessex Branch Chairman Chris Warren waiting to board for the cruise to Yarmouth and on around Portsmouth Harbour.
At the age of 90 Stadt Luzern is heading for a major rebuild at the end of the 2018 season.