Supporting the preservation and operation of paddle steamers Waverley and Kingswear Castle
General Giuseppe Garibaldi arrived in Southampton aboard PS Ripon for a meeting with Prime Minister Palmerston.
The mighty paddler came out of hibernation for five days over Easter 2002.
The mighty paddler left dry dock on Thursday 7th March 2002.
On Monday 18th February 2002, Waverley entered the Garvel Dry Dock at Greenock for her hull survey.
Report on the first of Waverley’s two evening pre-Christmas dinner cruises.
Bad weather delayed Waverley’s arrival resulting in the cancellation of the first two sailings of the weekend.
Waverley sails to Clacton and Tilbury and visits the Thames Forts.
On Saturday 29th September 1973 the PSPS chartered Waverley for a “Five Lochs Cruise”. It was to be Waverley’s final month in service with Caledonian MacBrayne.
Waverley’s first call at Harwich’s Halfpenny Pier.
PS Mountaineer, the first ship ordered by David Hutcheson & Company, grounded on 27th September 1889.
Waverley’s final sailings on the Solent before departing for the Thames.
Clydebuilt ships reunited. Steamship Shieldhall and Waverley meet in the Solent.
The second weekend on the Solent saw Waverley’s anti-clockwise circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight and a cruise to Weymouth.
The first three days of Waverley’s south coast sailings from Weymouth and Southampton.
Waverley’s 2001 Clyde sailing season comes to an end.
Waverley carried a full capacity of over nine hundred passengers to Dunoon for the annual Cowal Games.
On Saturday 4th August 2001, Waverley operated the first of two short cruises to assist in raising funds for the new Tighnabruaich Pier Association.
This photograph shows two former Chief Engineers of PS Waverley and MV Balmoral, the late Ian Muir and the late Ian McMillan.
Waverley sails from Campbeltown to Red Bay and along the Antrim coast.
Waverley’s Bristol Channel spring public season came to its conclusion with a single voyage from Penarth to Milford Haven on Saturday 16th June 2001.
Sunday 10th June 2001 dawned bright and sunny as Waverley set out from Clevedon and Penarth to Ilfracombe and Lundy.
On Thursday 22nd May 1975 Waverley sailed from Glasgow to Dunoon with invited guests aboard, many of whom had helped return her to service.
Six short videos featuring Kingswear Castle during her years on the Medway have been added to the new Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle Trust website.
Day 4 of 5 and Waverley sailed from Fort William and Oban to the sacred Isle of Iona.
Day 3 of 5 and Waverley departs Oban for Fort William, four Lochs and the Gulf of Corryvreckan.