Author: John Megoran

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

Wingfield Castle Update

Hartlepool Borough Council launch a new conservation plan for Wingfield Castle.

Monarch For Sale

Anyone out there want to buy a paddle steamer? The paddle steamer Monarch is up for sale at an initial asking price of £75K.

Wingfield Castle Visit 24th September

Friends of the Maritime Heritage Trust are visiting Hartlepool Maritime Museum and HMS Trincomalee 23rd on Sunday and the maritime archive and Wingfield Castle on Monday 24th September.

KC’s Last Trip of the Season to Totnes

Kingswear Castle made her last trip of the 2018 season between Dartmouth and Totnes on 18th September.

Two Chris Phillips But Only One Chris Warren Aboard Waverley

Thank you to the Wessex Branch for supporting Waverley during her visit.

Waverley at Swanage Today

Waverley shopkeeper Brian Elliott and his granddaughter with PSPS Wessex Branch Chairman Chris Warren waiting to board for the cruise to Yarmouth and on around Portsmouth Harbour.

Low Water Levels at Dresden Lead to Cancellations

A review of a recent visit to Dresden by Captain John Megoran.

13th June 2018 Herrsching

A trip on the Ammersee aboard Europe’s latest paddler Herrsching built as recently as 2002.

11th June 2018 Diessen

A trip on the paddler Diessen on the Ammersee near Munich.

Kingswear Castle Enjoys the Sun

Kingswear Castle enjoys a sunny sail down the Dart last weekend.

13th July 1947 Princess Elizabeth

Most often associated with the Southampton to Cowes ferry and pottering about in the Solent, the Lizzie hit excursion peaks just after the Second World War.

23rd May 2018 Kingswear Castle

Kingswear Castle has successfully completed her final running trials and had the Passenger Certificates renewed.