Tag: 1950

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

7th April 1950 Consul

Consul opens the season at Bournemouth on Good Friday.

5th April 1950 Glen Usk

Glen Usk opens the season running on the Cardiff/Penarth/Barry/Weston ferry service.

17th March 1950 Waverley

Waverley running on the winter ferry service

24th February 1950 Monarch

Monarch arrived in Milford Haven having left Weymouth early the day before under tow for her passage along the Dorset, Devon and Cornish coasts before crossing the Bristol Channel past Lundy Island.

20th February 1950 Aberdare

Cargo paddle steamer Aberdare launched at William Denny’s Clyde shipyard.

18th February 1950 Monarch

The news was now out that Cosens’s first twin funnelled Monarch was to be sold for scrap.

24th January 1950 Britannia

Britannia returned to dry-dock. Why did they need to do that?

16th January 1950 Britannia & Ravenswood

Britannia and Ravenswood leave Charles Hill’s drydock at Bristol.

9th September 1950 Royal Eagle

Saturday 9th September 1950 should have been the penultimate day in service of Royal Eagle. But was it?

30th August 1950 Bristol Queen

Combined steamer and rail trip on Bristol Queen from Cardiff to Plymouth.