Back on the Clyde


Waverley comes in to sight of her berth at Pacific Quay after her extended stay on the south coast.

Waverley comes in to sight of her berth at Pacific Quay after her extended stay on the south coast.Roy Tait

Waverley turns towards Prince's Dock before perfectly executing the paddle steamer equivalent of a three-point turn.

Waverley turns towards Prince’s Dock before perfectly executing the paddle steamer equivalent of a three-point turn.Roy Tait

Captain Steve Colledge brings the ship in to Prince's Dock past Govan Graving Docks.

Captain Steve Colledge brings the ship in to Prince’s Dock past Govan Graving Docks.Roy Tait

Waverley edged in to Prince's Dock, canting in the main channel to face down river.

Waverley edged in to Prince’s Dock, canting in the main channel to face down river. Roy Tait

Captain O'Brian observes the proceedings.

Captain O’Brian observes the proceedings.Roy Tait

The skill and precision of the manoeuvring was a pleasure to witness.

The skill and precision of the manoeuvring was a pleasure to witness.Roy Tait

Backing in to the berth.

Backing in to the berth.Roy Tait

Finished with engines for 2014. The winter maintenance programme begins in earnest next week.

Finished with engines for 2014. The winter maintenance programme begins in earnest next week.Roy Tait

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