Tag: Compton Castle

Autumn 1982


  • Waverley cruising round Great Britain
  • Just part of the KC story
  • Compton Castle's new role
  • Maritime England Rally 1982

Autumn 1980


  • In the wake of the Dunkirk paddlers
  • Kingswear Castle
  • Compton Castle
  • Medway Queen
  • Ryde Queen
  • Plans to save Lincoln Castle
  • Royal Navy paddle tugs withdrawn

Summer 1978


  • An epic voyage
  • Thousands welcome Waverley on the South Coast
  • Lincoln Castle is withdrawn
  • Prince Charles opens Clyde Room
  • Compton Castle sold

Spring 1965


  • Consul moves again
  • Portsmouth paddlers
  • River Dart Steamboat Co.
  • Clyde notes
  • Queensferry passage ferries
  • London & Home Counties Branch

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

Compton Castle Engine Move


The engine from Kingswear Castle’s sister Compton Castle has been moved from Blackgang Chine on the Isle of Wight to Kingswear for eventual display.

PS Compton Castle Engine Acquired


We are pleased to report that the engine and some related machinery from PS Compton Castle have been acquired by our associated charity Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle Trust Ltd

Society Paddler embarks on 25th Sailing Season!


(pics courtesy of Capt John Megoran) As you may or may not know the PSPS have another paddlesteamer by the name of Kingswear Castle. This immaculate little paddler is based at Chatham Historic Dockyard and was built in 1924 for service on the River Dart along with two sister ships PS Compton...
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