Waverley made her triumphant return to service in August 2020 following her boiler refit. However Waverley is now critically short of funds to survive this winter. Without further support she can’t return to service in 2021. We are therefore asking for your help by donating to Waverley’s COVID-19 Relief Appeal.

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Tag: Ryde

Spring 1992


  • Russell – take a bow!
  • Captains' Club
  • New propellers for Balmoral
  • KC heard but not seen
  • Work on Ryde's hull
  • Medway Queen report
  • Waverley winter activity
  • And 50 years ago...

Autumn 1991


  • Ryde's uncertain future
  • 50 year wait ends!
  • Parisienne Princess
  • Nick Knight's fine work recalled
  • My trip to the Scillies with Balmoral
  • Kingswear Castle report
  • And 50 years ago...

Winter 1987


  • Boiler problems
  • Clyde's bitter sweet summer
  • Paddle steamer week at Ramsgate
  • Balmoral keeps the flag flying
  • Nine years late
  • New owners for Ryde Queen
  • And 50 years ago...

Spring 1985


  • From the Chairman
  • Waverley
  • London & Home Counties Branch
  • Bristol Channel Branch
  • Wessex Branch
  • Scottish Branch
  • North of England Branch
  • Turning point in Kingswear Castle's destiny

Autumn 1980


  • In the wake of the Dunkirk paddlers
  • Kingswear Castle
  • Compton Castle
  • Medway Queen
  • Ryde Queen
  • Plans to save Lincoln Castle
  • Royal Navy paddle tugs withdrawn

Winter 1977


  • Triumphant end to extended Clyde season
  • Kingswear Castle report
  • Lincoln Castle sails on alone
  • MV Balmoral
  • Campbell cruises on the Thames
  • Medway Queen going home
  • Ryde Queen's future undecided

Autumn 1971


  • Historic views from the Isle of Wight
  • Taming of the Loch Lomond monster for a day
  • A ship fit for a Queen
  • Waverley
  • MacBraynes TS King George V (1926)
  • Blackheath centenary

Spring 1967


  • From the Chairman
  • The annual meeting
  • Bristol Channel Branch
  • Scottish notes
  • Humber paddlers
  • The Portsmouth paddler
  • The Swiss steamer scene

Summer 1965


  • From the Chairman
  • Wessex Branch
  • Portsmouth paddlers
  • Hull - New Holland ferry steamers
  • Notes on Clyde steamers
  • White Funnel notes

Autumn 1964


  • Round the Isle of Wight
  • Medway Queen
  • River Dart Steamboat Company
  • The road to the Isle, 1964
  • Scottish notes
  • Weymouth notes
  • Portsmouth paddlers

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