Tag: 1966

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

A Week in the Life of La Duchesse de Normandie 1966

Although not propelled by paddle wheels I tend to think of La Duchesse de Normandie as an honorary paddle steamer.

A Week in the Life of Balmoral 1966

What was Balmoral up to during a week in 1966?

24th June 1966 Cardiff Queen

Cardiff Queen springs a leak.

28th May 1966 Queen of the South

Queen of the South made her first public sailing from Tower Pier to Greenwich, Gravesend, Southend and Herne Bay.

19th April 1966 Embassy

Embassy on the Admiralty slipway at Portland.

14th April 1966 Westward Ho

All of Westward Ho’s Bristol Channel services cancelled due to the weather.

17th February 1966 Vecta

Vecta leaves Weymouth after a refit by Cosens bound for Cardiff.

22nd December 1966 Westward Ho

Westward Ho arrives back in Cardiff after engine overhaul by Cosens in Weymouth.

17th November 1966 Talisman

Thursday 17th November 1966 was Talisman’s last day in service.

Winter 1966

Kingswear Castle | Facing facts | White Funnel notes | PS Embassy | PS Ryde | Scottish notes

Autumn 1966

From the Chairman | Medway Queen Club | Cosens & Co. | White Funnel notes | Scottish notes | BL Nairn

Summer 1966

Scottish notes | White Funnel notes | PS Queen of the South | Portsmouth paddlers | Cosens & Co. | Subscriptions

Spring 1966

What shall we do with the Kingswear Castle? | Queen of the South | Westward Ho | Portsmouth paddlers | Scottish notes | Humber ferries