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.

PS Embassy 1911 – 1967


WAVERLEY's cruise on 22 September 2016 celebrated the centenary of EMBASSY's launch as DUCHESS OF NORFOLK, back in 1911. She became a very significant ship - the last of Cosens & Co's famous "Buff Funnel Fleet', and the very last paddle steamer to be based at Bournemouth. WAVERLEY's route retraced the chief services operated by EMBASSY...