A plethora of paddle steamers at Bournemouth.
Thursday 28th July 1960 Princess Elizabeth runs a day trip from Torquay to Plymouth.
Sunday 30th June was the first day of the 1963 season for the Princess Elizabeth for her new career as Weymouth’s paddle steamer.
What were the eleven South Coast paddle steamers doing on Thursday 9th June 1960?
Princess Elizabeth positioned from Plymouth following her dry-docking in readiness to start her season at Torquay.
Consul and Princess Elizabeth both undergoing final preparations for starting their seasons running from Weymouth this Whitsun weekend in competition.
On Sunday 24th April 1960 Princess Elizabeth was raising steam in preparation for running trials in Southampton Water.
Princess Elizabeth sails from Dartmouth to Plymouth for her annual dry-docking 20th April 1961.
Princess Elizabeth being refitted at Southampton by her new owners Torbay Steamers Ltd.
On 11th October 1961 Lyme Regis Council met to discuss what to do about damage to their harbour allegedly caused by Princess Elizabeth that season.
Last trip of the 1964 season for Princess Elizabeth from the Weymouth Pleasure Pier through the Town Bridge to her winter lay-up berth in the Backwater.
On Wednesday 24th August 1960 Princess Elizabeth’s trips from Torquay were cancelled.
Princess Elizabeth on charter at Weymouth for scenes for the big screen movie Gordon of Khartoum starring Charlton Heston.
- Vintage bus to vintage steamer
- Medway Queen on the move
- Princess Elizabeth for Paris
- Queen Mary dry docked at Chatham
- Eileen Pritchard – PSPS member No. 1
- Our Society by another name
- And 50 years ago...