Tag: Bristol Queen

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

13th July 1958 Sailing on the Bristol Channel

Three paddle steamer offering multiple trip options on the Bristol Channel.

24th June 1962 Bristol Queen

On Sunday 24th June 1962 Bristol Queen operated the first trip since before the Second World War from Cardiff to Milford Haven via Ilfracombe.

16th June 1953 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen arrives back in Southampton at 1.10am after spending the previous day on charter for the Spithead Naval Review.

25th April 1963 Bristol Queen

On 25th April 1963 Bristol Queen was towed out of Weymouth Backwater through the Town Bridge.

4th April 1946 Bristol Queen

Launch of Bristol Queen.

22nd March 1968 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen had rounded Lands End under tow and was on her way to the breaker’s yard in Belgium.

14th January 1968 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen rammed by the Liberian registered tanker Geodor.

23rd December 1962 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen still outside Cosens’ workshops in Weymouth Backwater.

13th November 1962 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen arrives in Weymouth.

9th October 1961 Bristol Queen

Last day of the season for Bristol Queen

17th September 1958 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen de-stored and prepared for her winter lay-up having finished her season the previous day.

30th August 1950 Bristol Queen

Combined steamer and rail trip on Bristol Queen from Cardiff to Plymouth.

16th August 1958 Bristol Queen

Bristol Queen scheduled to run from Bristol to Clevedon, Cardiff, Penarth, Barry and Ilfracombe.

Autumn 1995

25 years ago… Waverley to the rescue! | Plus 66 years ago… Don Anderson remembered a busy Bristol Channel season

Winter 1986

Paddler back in Bristol | Poor Solent weather | Kingswear Castle at Whitstable | Return of the Gisela | Medway Queen | And 50 years ago…

Summer 1986

Steam heritage award for Kingswear Castle | Birth of the ‘new’ Balmoral | Waverley diary | Will Maid of the Loch’s engine turn again? | 40 years to the day at Bristol | Paddle steamers of North America

Autumn 1979

Kingswear Castle report | Encouragement needed for KC workers | Waverley’s English season highlights 1979 | Waverley charter 16th June | North of the Border

Spring 1969

Society AGM report | Points from the post | The Humber ferries

Summer 1968

Society’s future – and you! | Society membership | Bristol Channel Branch | Cleddau Queen loses her paddles | The Humber paddlers | Scottish news

Spring 1968

Isle of Wight Branch | Wessex Branch news | PS Queen of the South | MV Queen of the Channel | Bristol Queen to be preserved? | Scottish news

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 1966

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

Winter 1965

From the Chairman | PS Jeanie Deans | Arrival of the Medway Queen | Cosens & Co. | Princess Elizabeth | Clyde notes | White Funnel news

Autumn 1965

Embassy’s first 1965 cruise | Princess Elizabeth charter trip to Torquay | Clyde and Loch Lomond | White Funnel notes

Summer 1965

From the Chairman | Wessex Branch | Portsmouth paddlers | Hull – New Holland ferry steamers | Notes on Clyde steamers | White Funnel notes

Winter 1964

Blackheath Rally | Clyde notes | White Funnel news | Bristol Channel Branch | Weymouth notes

Autumn 1964

Round the Isle of Wight | Medway Queen | River Dart Steamboat Company | The road to the Isle, 1964 | Scottish notes | Weymouth notes | Portsmouth paddlers

Summer 1964

White Funnel news | Cosens & Co. | South coast & continental steamers | Scottish notes | London & Home Counties Branch | Wessex Branch

Autumn 1963

Woolwich paddle ferries farewell | White Funnel news | Portsmouth paddlers | Scottish notes | Consul