Tag: 1978

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

13th February 1978 Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle’s last voyage in steam.

Winter 1978

Westward Ho! with Balmoral | Commemorative plaque unveiled | Medway Queen sinks | Ryde Queen re-opened | An evening cruise in Amsterdam

Autumn 1978

Society news | Kingswear Castle report | Irvine: Another notable first | Royal Route retraced on June 24th | Paddling from the pulpit

Summer 1978

An epic voyage | Thousands welcome Waverley on the South Coast | Lincoln Castle is withdrawn | Prince Charles opens Clyde Room | Compton Castle sold

Spring 1978

Waverley’s captain recalls Gantocks Reef grounding

Waverley’s First Cruises on the South Coast – On Film!

Waverley’s first South Coast sailings in 1978 were captured on film and can now be seen on the PSPS YouTube channel.

Waverley’s First Visit to the South Coast

Waverley’s first journey to the South Coast – April 1978.

Waverley’s Ambitious 1978 Southern Venture

2018 marks 40 years since Waverley’s first visit to the South Coast and Thames in 1978.