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Tag: Monarch

31st August 1958 Monarch

Monarch arriving at Bournemouth Pier.

Monarch’s Late Night New Orleans Jazz Cruise, “The River Boat Shuffle”, with Gerry Brown’s Jazzmen and the Kapota cancelled.

Summer 1991

  • The paddle wheel history
  • Superb day out
  • Medway hosts four paddlers
  • A day in the life of KC
  • Snowbound Medway Queen
  • And 50 years ago...

Spring 1961

  • Steadily increasing membership
  • Bristol Branch formed
  • Caledonia still in commission
  • Campbell fleet now three
  • Medway Queen's season
  • Monarch to be scrapped
November 2020