Tag: Waverley

PS Waverley (1947) is the flagship of the PSPS fleet and the last seagoing passenger-carrying paddle steamer in the world. She was built on the Clyde in 1946 and sailed from Craigendoran on the Firth of Clyde to Arrochar on Loch Long until 1973. She was bought by the PSPS for the token sum of £1 in 1974.

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Evening Charter 2014

Kenny Whyte

On Thursday 26th June, under the command of Captain Colledge, Waverley departed Largs for an evening cruise to the Kyles of Bute via Keppel.

Waverley – First Sailing of 2014

Waverley departed Pacific Quay at 10am this morning with a good number on board, bursting with anticipation and eager to enjoy her first sailing of the 2014 season to Rothesay.

Waverley Leaves Dry Dock

Beaver Bay eases Waverley out of the dock.Roy Tait

Waverley left Garvel Dry Dock today and returned to her berth at Pacific Quay in preparation for her 2014 season.

A Good but Wet Weekend

One of Billy Connolly’s one-liners starts “In Scotland there’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothing.”

Waverley in Dry Dock

After returning to the Clyde following her visit to the Western Isles Waverley entered Garvel dry dock  on the morning of Wednesday 8th May for her annual visit.

Waverley wins 65th IMechE Engineering Heritage Award

Professor Pollock, President Elect of the IMechE presents the plaque to Chief Engineer Ken Henderson aboard Waverley.Neil Warbrick

Paddle steamer Waverley, in her 65th year as a Clyde excursion steamer, was presented with the 65th IMechE Engineering Heritage Award.

October 2021