Gordon Wilson

Supporting the preservation and operation of paddle steamers Waverley and Kingswear Castle

Position within Council

National Vice-Chairman – Membership Secretary – Scottish Branch Nominee.


Childhood holidays in Arran led to Gordon’s initial interest in making models of Clyde steamers. In the early 1980s he joined PSPS, and for many years he was an active member of the winter work parties, where he could paint and varnish a full sized steamer. Gordon joined the Scottish Branch committee in 1984, soon becoming the Branch’s Exhibition Manager and then Branch Secretary from 1997. He was also Branch Vice Chairman and Branch Chairman from 1995-1997.

Gordon is a graduate electrical engineer, and spent his working life handling enquiries and contracts for a company making electrical controlgear and switchgear.

Gordon has been Scottish Branch representative on Council since 2010, and is a WSN shareholder.

Other Society Positions/Responsibilities

  • Membership Secretary from 2018 to date
  • Scottish Branch Secretary

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