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Tag: Bristol Queen

16th June 1953 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen at the 1953 Spithead Review & fitted with radar.


Bristol Queen arrives back in Southampton at 1.10am after spending the previous day on charter for the Spithead Naval Review.

Winter 1986


  • Paddler back in Bristol
  • Poor Solent weather
  • Kingswear Castle at Whitstable
  • Return of the Gisela
  • Medway Queen
  • And 50 years ago...

Summer 1986


  • Steam heritage award for Kingswear Castle
  • Birth of the 'new' Balmoral
  • Waverley diary
  • Will Maid of the Loch's engine turn again?
  • 40 years to the day at Bristol
  • Paddle steamers of North America

Autumn 1979


  • Kingswear Castle report
  • Encouragement needed for KC workers
  • Waverley's English season highlights 1979
  • Waverley charter 16th June
  • North of the Border

Summer 1968


  • Society's future - and you!
  • Society membership
  • Bristol Channel Branch
  • Cleddau Queen loses her paddles
  • The Humber paddlers
  • Scottish news

Spring 1968


  • Isle of Wight Branch
  • Wessex Branch news
  • PS Queen of the South
  • MV Queen of the Channel
  • Bristol Queen to be preserved?
  • Scottish news

Winter 1965


  • From the Chairman
  • PS Jeanie Deans
  • Arrival of the Medway Queen
  • Cosens & Co.
  • Princess Elizabeth
  • Clyde notes
  • White Funnel news

Summer 1965


  • From the Chairman
  • Wessex Branch
  • Portsmouth paddlers
  • Hull - New Holland ferry steamers
  • Notes on Clyde steamers
  • White Funnel notes

Autumn 1964


  • Round the Isle of Wight
  • Medway Queen
  • River Dart Steamboat Company
  • The road to the Isle, 1964
  • Scottish notes
  • Weymouth notes
  • Portsmouth paddlers

Summer 1964


  • White Funnel news
  • Cosens & Co.
  • South coast & continental steamers
  • Scottish notes
  • London & Home Counties Branch
  • Wessex Branch

Spring 1963


  • The Society's own paddler
  • Scottish notes
  • Portsmouth paddlers
  • Cosens & Co.
  • White Funnel news
  • Don't go into the steamship business

Winter 1961


  • Wessex Branch inaugural meeting
  • London & Home Counties Branch visit Woolwich
  • White Funnel fleet
  • Clyde paddlers
  • Embassy Golden Jubilee
  • Torbay steamers
  • Swanage Queen for sale

Spring 1961


  • Steadily increasing membership
  • Bristol Branch formed
  • Caledonia still in commission
  • Campbell fleet now three
  • Medway Queen's season
  • Monarch to be scrapped
October 2020
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