Tag: 1963

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

13th September 1963 Consul

Paddle Steamer Consul arrived on the Thames on 14th September 1963 but things didn’t quite go to plan.

7th August 1963 Embassy

On Wednesday 7th August 1963 Embassy ran a day trip from Poole via Bournemouth to Yarmouth and Cowes, Isle of Wight.

5th August 1963 Consul

Consul scheduled to run trips from Brighton’s Palace Pier.

6th July 1963 Ryde

First day of the season for Ryde.

30th June 1963 Princess Elizabeth

Sunday 30th June was the first day of the 1963 season for the Princess Elizabeth for her new career as Weymouth’s paddle steamer.

30th May 1963 Medway Queen

Medway Queen on charter for filming at Herne Bay.

27th May 1963 Maid of the Loch

First day of the season for Maid of the Loch.

25th May 1963 Waverley

Waverley on charter to the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

25th April 1963 Bristol Queen

On 25th April 1963 Bristol Queen was towed out of Weymouth Backwater through the Town Bridge.

9th March 1963 St Trillo

St Trillo leaves Birkenhead for Menai Bridge.

3rd February 1963 Tattershall Castle

Pack ice on the Humber makes difficulties for the Hull/New Holland ferries.

19th January 1963 Tattershall Castle

On Saturday 19th January 1963, Tattershall Castle broke free from her Humber moorings in a storm.

11th November 1963 Caledonia

On Monday 11th November 1963 Caledonia came close to being blown ashore on the rocks off Millport after damaging her port paddle wheel.

13th October 1963 Caledonia

Caledonia rostered to run the Sunday ferry service from Gourock to Millport

27th September 1963 Embassy

PS Embassy’s sails frim Poole to Weymouth to layup for the winter.

25th September 1963 Consul

Consul due back in Weymouth from the Thames.

8th September 1963 Medway Queen

Medway Queen’s last day in service.

Winter 1963

Farewell Medway Queen | Save the Medway Queen appeal | Clyde paddle steamers | Consul returns to the Thames | White Funnel news

Autumn 1963

Woolwich paddle ferries farewell | White Funnel news | Portsmouth paddlers | Scottish notes | Consul

Summer 1963

The “Alumchine” project | White Funnel news | Scottish notes | Humber paddlers | Cosens & Co.

Spring 1963

The Society’s own paddler | Scottish notes | Portsmouth paddlers | Cosens & Co. | White Funnel news | Don’t go into the steamship business

31st July 1963 Embassy

Day trip on Embassy from Bournemouth to Yarmouth Isle of Wight.

A Memorable Weekend with Bristol Queen

Memories of Bristol Queen’s first visit to the Isles of Scilly.