What was Monarch doing during a week in August 1960?
Princess Elizabeth’s last trip of the season from Torquay to Lyme Regis on 15th September 1960.
Clydebuilt ships reunited. Steamship Shieldhall and Waverley meet in the Solent.
What sort of day trips were offered by the paddle steamers running from Bournemouth in the summer of 1953?
The second weekend on the Solent saw Waverley’s anti-clockwise circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight and a cruise to Weymouth.
The first three days of Waverley’s south coast sailings from Weymouth and Southampton.
How are the Swiss paddle steamers manned and what is the route to becoming a captain?
The middle weekend of August visit several ports, including Ardrishaig for the first time in 20 years.
Waverley carried a full capacity of over nine hundred passengers to Dunoon for the annual Cowal Games.
A PSPS member has recently inherited some of John’s paintings and is selling a number of them, the income being equally divided between Waverley and Kingswear Castle.
On Thursday 19th August 1926 Columba was scheduled to leave Glasgow on the “Royal Route” for Rothesay, Colintraive, Tighnabruaich, Tarbet and Ardrishaig.
Michael Girvan of Skyrise Aerial Media has kindly provided a video and photographic record of Waverley’s arrival in to Ardrishaig after an absence of 20 years.
Cardiff Queen scheduled to run from Hastings, Eastbourne and Brighton to Shanklin, Isle of Wight.
Although not propelled by paddle wheels I tend to think of La Duchesse de Normandie as an honorary paddle steamer.
Snowden scheduled for a day trip from Llandudno to Caernarvon on Monday 11th August 1930.
Monarch rostered for the day on the Swanage service followed by an evening run to Totland Bay, Isle of Wight.
Victoria scheduled to run from Weymouth to Swanage and Totland Bay, Isle of Wight.
On Wednesday 7th August 1963 Embassy ran a day trip from Poole via Bournemouth to Yarmouth and Cowes, Isle of Wight.