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18th September 1964 Captain Defrates

Princess Elizabeth passing through Weymouth Town Bridge


Last trip of the 1964 season for Princess Elizabeth from the Weymouth Pleasure Pier through the Town Bridge to her winter lay-up berth in the Backwater.

Waverley Returns to Glasgow

Waverley passing Greenock.Ian Moffat


On Wednesday 9th September Waverley sailed from Brodick back to Glasgow Science Centre for her winter lay-up.

Waverley Major Incident at Brodick

Waverley sails past Brodick Castle in 2017.Allan Smith


On Thursday 3rd September 2020 Waverley’s bow made heavy contact with Brodick Pier resulting in 17 passengers being injured.

2nd September 1939 Sussex Coast

Glen Gower leaving Newhaven.


With war about to be declared P & A Campbell cancelled all further Sussex Coast sailings and ordered Brighton Queen, Waverley and Glen Gower to return to the Bristol Channel.

31st August 1958 Monarch

Monarch arriving at Bournemouth Pier.


Monarch’s Late Night New Orleans Jazz Cruise, “The River Boat Shuffle”, with Gerry Brown’s Jazzmen and the Kapota cancelled.

28th August 1967 Kingswear Castle

Kingswear Castle at Binfield on the River Medina, Isle of Wight.


On Monday 28th August 1967 Kingswear Castle arrived under tow at Binfield on the Isle of Wight on charter to the Ridett brothers who then owned Medway Queen.

Waverley’s First Cruise in 2020


Waverley was able to undertake her first cruise since October 2018 on Saturday 22 August 2020. This took her from Glasgow to Loch Long and Loch Goil, calling at Blairmore.

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