On Thursday 31st October Medway Queen was towed out of the Albion Dock, through the floating harbour and down the River Avon to Avonmouth. She will wait there until there is a suitable weather window, to allow the tow proper to commence. October/November is not a good time for a decent weather window, as the recent storms have proved.
A number of videos of the move have appeared on YouTube, the one below is by Branch member Geoff Hale.
Not Yet a PSPS Member?
Join us today and help us support our two Paddle Steamers - Waverley and Kingswear Castle. In addition PSPS members gain access to exclusive benefits including our full colour magazine, 'Paddle Wheels', every three months in addition to gaining access to discount tickets for Waverley and Kingswear Castle. Membership starts from only £10 per year. For full details and to join on-line today go to www.paddlesteamers.org/join.