By 6th December 1956 discussions were well in hand in Gourock about converting Jeanie Deans, Jupiter and Waverley from coal to oil firing.
Having already topped up her bunkers at Holyhead and Falmouth on the way, Jeanie Deans makes a call at Southampton to top them up once again.
Jeanie Deans shifts ship to the fitting out basin at Lamont’s Shipyard Port Glasgow.
On the morning tide on Tuesday 29th September Jeanie Deans crossed from Craigendoran to lay up in the Albert Harbour, Greenock.
Jeanie Deans scheduled for the “Round the Lochs and Firth of Clyde” excursion from Craigendoran, Gourock, Dunoon, Rothesay, Largs and Millport (Keppel Pier)
Jeanie Deans replaced Queen Mary II on the “Down the River” cruise from Glasgow.
The story of how the PSPS acquired and reunited the bell from PS Jeanie Deans with the Clyde after a 55-year absence.
2018 marks 40 years since Waverley’s first visit to the South Coast and Thames in 1978.
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