Waverley made her triumphant return to service in August 2020 following her boiler refit. However Waverley is now critically short of funds to survive this winter. Without further support she can’t return to service in 2021. We are therefore asking for your help by donating to Waverley’s COVID-19 Relief Appeal.

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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.

19th August 1926 Columba

Columba.


On Thursday 19th August 1926 Columba was scheduled to leave Glasgow on the “Royal Route” for Rothesay, Colintraive, Tighnabruaich, Tarbet and Ardrishaig.

18th August 1953 Bournemouth

Embassy, Monarch, Emperor of India A/S Poole September 1951.


On Tuesday 18th August 1953 you could have had the opportunity to take any of 15 departures from Bournemouth Pier on any one of four different paddle steamers.

Waverley Back Home

Waverley approach her berth at Glasgow Science Centre.


Waverley returned to her home berth at Pacific Quay in Glasgow.

Waverley Paddles Again!

Waverley departs Custom House Quay for a full day of sea trials.Allan Smith


Waverley moves under her own power for the first time since her boiler refit.

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