Tag: Britannia

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

8th August 1955 Cardiff Queen

Super long day trip to Milford Haven.

24th January 1950 Britannia

Britannia returned to dry-dock. Why did they need to do that?

16th January 1950 Britannia & Ravenswood

Britannia and Ravenswood leave Charles Hill’s drydock at Bristol.

21st December 1919 Britannia

Britannia sails down the Irish Sea and reaches Penarth.

20th December 1919 Britannia

Britannia leaves Troon bound for Bristol.

7th December 1956 Britannia

Britannia towed from Penarth Dock to the breaker’s yard at Newport.

18th October 1920 Britannia

On Monday 18th October 1920 P & A Campbell’s Britannia entered the yard of A & J Inglis in Glasgow to have a new boiler fitted.

26th September 1956 Britannia

Last day in passenger service of P & A Campbell’s Britannia.

22nd August 1955 Britannia

Britannia scheduled for the long day trip from Bristol to Cardiff and Ilfracombe.

Autumn 1995

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

Summer 1987

Last departure | Medway Queen | Restoration to start | Lifebelt’s long trip home | North of the Border | The Murray River paddlers | New PSPS book | And 50 years ago…

Winter 1960

Royal occasion | Laid up on the River Dart | John Betjeman becomes patron | Clyde paddle steamers