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Tag: Embassy

25th June 1958 Embassy

Embassy 21st August 1958.


Strong winds cause Embassy’s passengers to return from Yarmouth to Lymington on the BR car ferry and then on to Bournemouth and Swanage by train.

5th June 1965 Embassy

Embassy arriving at Bournemouth 1965.


PSPS chartered Embassy for a trip from Weymouth to Yarmouth with, for any who wanted, an extension round the Isle of Wight.

29th May 1967 Embassy

Embassy passing though Weymouth Town Bridge for the last time 3rd May 1967.


Monday 29th May 1967 Embassy alongside at Van Heyghen Brothers’s scrapyard in Ghent.

Autumn 1971


  • Historic views from the Isle of Wight
  • Taming of the Loch Lomond monster for a day
  • A ship fit for a Queen
  • Waverley
  • MacBraynes TS King George V (1926)
  • Blackheath centenary

Summer 1967


  • PS Kingswear Castle to be purchased by Society
  • PS Queen of the South
  • Scottish notes
  • White Funnel notes
  • A salty tale
  • Weymouth
  • Six Rhine paddlers remain

Spring 1967


  • From the Chairman
  • The annual meeting
  • Bristol Channel Branch
  • Scottish notes
  • Humber paddlers
  • The Portsmouth paddler
  • The Swiss steamer scene

Winter 1965


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

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

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