Tag: 1947

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

Waverley’s First Day in Service – 16th June 1947

Waverley’s first day in service.

21st July 1947 Bournemouth Queen

Bournemouth Queen’s first week at Bournemouth after the war.

16th July 1947 Embassy, Monarch and Princess Elizabeth

Paddle steamer trips from Bournemouth Wednesday 16th July 1947.

Brighton to Bournemouth 1947

How often did P & A Campbell advertise day trips from Brighton to Bournemouth in 1947?

11th June 1947 Empress Queen

Empress Queen at her builder’s yard in Troon being converted back to an excursion steamer for P & A Campbell.

Waverley 1947 – Trials

With construction complete Waverley starts her sea trials.

17th April 1947 Merstone

The Southern Railway’s paddle steamer Merstone rescues passengers from Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth which was aground on the Brambles Bank.

21st March 1947 Farringford

Farringford was launched on Friday 21st March 1947.

25th February 1947 Cardiff Queen

Preparation for Cardiff Queen’s launch and move to Fairfield’s fitting out basin at Govan.

23rd October 1947 Bournemouth Queen

Last day of the season for Bournemouth Queen.

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.