Tag: 2012

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

Comet Presentation

As part of the bicentenary celebrations of Henry Bell’s Comet, Stuart Noble, chairman of Helensburgh Heritage Trust made a presentation to Waverley.

Waverley and Balmoral in Glasgow

Waverley and Balmoral together in Glasgow.

Dry Dock Pictures 2

As the dry dock work nears completion Joe McKendrick has supplied a few more pictures. As can be seen below Waverley’s bow is now repaired and only requires painting. The standard of paint on both ships is excellent and thanks are due to Joe for supplying the photos taken today (Saturday 28th April). With both ships now looking ready to…
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Branch AGM – 14th April 2012

The Bristol Channel Branch A.G.M was held on Saturday 14th April at the Walton Park Hotel, Clevedon. With only about 2 dozen members attending. The minutes of the previous years AGM were circulated, read, agreed and approved.  The Chairman gave his report on the 2011 season and gave news on the 2012 timetable, the new…
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Scottish Branch AGM

The AGM for the Scottish Branch of the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society will take place on Friday 20 April at Renfield St Stephen’s Church Centre, 260 Bath Street, Glasgow at 7.30 p.m. to transact the following business:- 1. To receive apologies for absence 2. To approve the Minutes of the forty-first Annual General Meeting 3. To…
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Waverley & Balmoral 2012 Timetables

All timetables for both Waverley and Balmoral are now available online at the Waverley Excursions website http://www.waverleyexcursions.co.uk/timetables.htm. On close inspection the 2012 season is one of celebration: 200 years of Steam Navigation to honour the first public sailing of Paddle Steamer Comet, Waverley is 65 years old and P & O celebrate their 175th anniversary. The…
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