Tag: Medway Queen

PS Medway Queen Open Day

Martin Longhurst

On Saturday 26th April an open day was held in celebration of the Medway Queen’s 90th birthday. Martin Longhurst has shared some some interesting photographs of this event.

Medway Queen Back on the Medway

Medway Queen has arrived safely back on on the River Medway. With a weather forecast for three or four days of light mainly northerly winds, she left Avonmouth under tow of the tug Christine on Friday 15th November, arriving on the Medway on 18th. On 19th she was moved alongside Gillingham Pier, where restoration...

Medway Queen Departs Avonmouth

Medway Queen departing Avonmouth Docks (Chris Jones)

On Friday 15th November Medway Queen departed Avonmouth docks to continue her journey under tow to the Medway after waiting for a suitable weather window. Chris Jones recorded the departure above and further photographs can be seen at www.channelimages.com. Since leaving Avonmouth progress has been excellent...

Medway Queen Leaves Bristol

On Thursday 31st October Medway Queen was towed out of the Albion Dock, through the floating harbour and down the River Avon to Avonmouth. She will wait there until there is a suitable weather window, to allow the tow proper to commence. October/November is not a good time for a decent weather window,...
August 2020