Tag: 1962

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

4th August 1962 Medway Queen

Medway Queen makes two round trips between Strood and Southend.

30th July 1962 Consul

Morning cruise on Consul to Lulworth Cove.

18th July 1962 Medway Queen

Medway Queen unable to call at Clacton due to the wind.

24th June 1962 Bristol Queen

On Sunday 24th June 1962 Bristol Queen operated the first trip since before the Second World War from Cardiff to Milford Haven via Ilfracombe.

20th June 1962 Consul

Did Consul (ex Duke of Devonshire) get to Bournemouth?

5th May 1962 Cardiff Queen

Cardiff Queen rostered for the Cardiff/Weston ferry.

21st April 1962 Cardiff Queen

Cardiff Queen packs in a variety of trip options on Easter Saturday.

16th February 1962 Swanage Queen

Captain Townsend buys Swanage Queen.

29th January 1962 Consul

Consul on the slipway at Weymouth for survey by the Board of Trade.

28th January 1961 Monarch

Two enthusiasts write to the Bournemouth Echo in support of Monarch and paddle steamer sailings to Swanage.

5th January 1962 Captain Larkin

Friday 5th January 1962 marked the end of the first week of retirement for Captain Larkin after a long career as master with Red Funnel.

23rd December 1962 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen still outside Cosens’ workshops in Weymouth Backwater.

22nd November 1962 Mrs Cecile Beckett

Captain Defrates has a lodger.

15th November 1962 Sandown

Sandown leaves Weymouth for Portsmouth.

13th November 1962 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen arrives in Weymouth.

15th October 1962 Sandown

Sandown left Portsmouth, sailed down the Western Solent, across Poole Bay, rounded Anvil Point and St. Albans Head bound for Weymouth.

4th July 1961 Consul

Consul’s first sailing of the season from Weymouth to Swanage and Bournemouth.

Winter 1962

Exhibition on Southend Pier | PS Ryde | Princess Elizabeth | Medway Queen’s poor season | White Funnel season | Scottish notes

Autumn 1962

Visit to Medway Queen | Portsmouth paddlers | PS Swanage Queen | Clyde steamers | River Dart steamers

Summer 1962

Humber ferry vessels | Weymouth Company move house | Clyde notes | White Funnel steamer notes | Controversy in Switzerland

10th August 1962 Caledonia

Caledonia replaces Waverley on the up river cruise from Largs to Glasgow.

11th July 1962 Whippingham

Whippingham returns to Portsmouth after her dry-docking at Southampton.