Tag: 1967

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

29th May 1967 Embassy

Monday 29th May 1967 Embassy had just arrived at Van Heyghen Brothers’s scrapyard in Ghent.

25th March 1967 Caledonia

Caledonia damaged at Rothesay.

5th March 1967 Caledonia

Caledonia in service on the ferry run to Millport.

27th January 1967 Capt J C W Iliffe

Cosens’s last master, Capt John Ililffe, left Cosens employ in February 1967 following the announcement of the withdrawal of PS Embassy.

25th November 1967 Queen of the South

Queen of the South for sale.

24th October 1967 Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth arrived at the scrapyard in Southampton.

28th August 1967 Kingswear Castle

On Monday 28th August 1967 Kingswear Castle arrived under tow at Binfield on the Isle of Wight on charter to the Ridett brothers who then owned Medway Queen.

Winter 1967

The Society’s paddler | White Funnel notes | Scottish notes | The end of BL Nairn | A paddle tug at work | The Portsmouth paddler

Autumn 1967

Paddling around with Russell Plummer | Farewell to Embassy | Stop press!

Summer 1967

PS Kingswear Castle to be purchased by Society | PS Queen of the South | Scottish notes | White Funnel notes | A salty tale | Weymouth | Six Rhine paddlers remain

Spring 1967

From the Chairman | The annual meeting | Bristol Channel Branch | Scottish notes | Humber paddlers | The Portsmouth paddler | The Swiss steamer scene