Tag: Kingswear Castle

PS Kingswear Castle (1924) is a coal-fired river paddle steamer owned by the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society.

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KC Update 19th July 2021

Kingswear Castle off Kingswear.


KC’s passenger capacity increased in line with the relaxation of Government Covid restrictions.

KC Update 11th May 2021

KC on running trials on the River Dart, Tuesday 11th May 2021.


KC completed running trials with the MCA for the renewal of her Passenger Certificates.

Wessex Branch Charter of KC

Kingswear Castle back home on the River Dart.


Wessex Branch charter KC in association with PSKC Trust for an evening cruise on Saturday 24th July in aid of KC’s Rebuild Appeal.

KC Back in the Water

Kingswear Castle A/S Dartmouth Pontoon, Monday 26th April 2021.John Megoran


Kingswear Castle came off the slipway on Monday and is now being prepared for running trials next week.

Spring 1996


  • 25 Years Ago… Trust are the Maid's New Owners
  • The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Paddle Steamers Course
  • The End of an Era? - DDSG diesel paddlers

Kingswear Castle Update

Kingswear Castle on the slipway at Old Mill Creek, March 2021.John Megoran


Kingswear Castle up on the slipway getting ready for the 2021 season.

Waverley Down South 1993

Waverley rests at Whitstable on 2nd September 1993.


Illustrations of Waverley meeting Shieldhall and Kingswear Castle and of her first calls at Margate and Walton-on-the-Naze.

7th January 1986 Sir Steuart Pringle

Sir Steuart Pringle bringing Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher aboard Kingswear Castle 11th June 1987. KC's then mate Chris Smith on the left.Stafford Ellerman


Meeting with Lieutenant General Sir Steuart Pringle KCB, DSc, LLB.

Winter 1995


  • 25 years ago... Chairman's comments
  • Commemorative cruises
  • Waverley's Thames Diary
  • And 50 years ago... Lincoln Castle on special duty
  • Plus 66 years ago... Newhaven to Boulogne aboard Glen Gower
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