Tag: 1975

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

Waverley 1975 – Very First Sailing in Preservation

On Thursday 22nd May 1975 Waverley sailed from Glasgow to Dunoon with invited guests aboard, many of whom had helped return her to service.

Waverley’s First Weekend in Operation Under Preservation

45 years ago this weekend Waverley was in the midst of her first weekend in operation under Waverley Steam Navigation.

Winter 1975

PSPS General Meeting | Waverley record of 1975 | Kingswear Castle open day | New Queen of the Mississippi

Autumn 1975

Waverley’s most successful season | Kingswear Castle report | Lincoln Castle’s Trent visit | Bristol Channel | Society’s first Broads cruise

Summer 1975

Waverley’s return to Clyde service | Waverley’s shake down cruise | Kingswear Castle report | Society news

Spring 1975

More cash for Waverley | Kingswear Castle report | Scottish Branch news | London & Home Counties Branch | King George V withdrawn

40th Anniversary Reception

The beginning of Waverley’s 2015 season was marked by a reception on 21 May on the paddler at Pacific Quay to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her first passenger sailing in preservation.