Tag: Embassy

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

Sandown, Shanklin & Ventnor to Bournemouth

Excursions from the east coast piers of the Isle of Wight to Bournemouth.

7th August 1963 Embassy

On Wednesday 7th August 1963 Embassy ran a day trip from Poole via Bournemouth to Yarmouth and Cowes, Isle of Wight.

31st July 1939 Bournemouth

A plethora of paddle steamers at Bournemouth.

16th July 1947 Embassy, Monarch and Princess Elizabeth

Paddle steamer trips from Bournemouth Wednesday 16th July 1947.

9th July 1948 Embassy

9th July 1948 Embassy aground in Poole Harbour.

25th June 1958 Embassy

Strong winds cause Embassy’s passengers to return from Yarmouth to Lymington on the BR car ferry and then on to Bournemouth and Swanage by train.

9th June 1960 South Coast Snapshot

What were the eleven South Coast paddle steamers doing on Thursday 9th June 1960?

29th May 1967 Embassy

Monday 29th May 1967 Embassy had just arrived at Van Heyghen Brothers’s scrapyard in Ghent.

19th April 1966 Embassy

Embassy on the Admiralty slipway at Portland.

28th March 1948 Embassy

Easter 1948 at Bournemouth.

25th December 1953 Embassy

Embassy started to sink in Weymouth Harbour on Christmas Day.

8th December 1949 Embassy

Why was Embassy in steam in December 1949?

27th October 1955 Captain Baker’s Plans

Might Rochester Queen come to sail from Bournemouth?

23rd October 1947 Bournemouth Queen

Last day of the season for Bournemouth Queen.

10th October 1922 Portsmouth/Ryde

Take a paddle steamer between Portsmouth and Ryde in October 1922.

1st October 1953 Embassy

Last trips of the season for Embassy.

27th September 1963 Embassy

PS Embassy’s sails frim Poole to Weymouth to layup for the winter.

13th September 1959 Captain Phillip Rawle

Capt Philip St Barbe Rawle’s last Sunday in command of Embassy.

4th September 1953 Consul, Embassy and Empress

Two different paddle steamers in Lulworth Cove and visits to a warship.

4th July 1961 Consul

Consul’s first sailing of the season from Weymouth to Swanage and Bournemouth.

2nd July 1960 Embassy

Embassy’s first day of the 1960 season.

Winter 1988

Review 1988 | Paddle steamer room opens | And 50 years ago…

Summer 1977

Waverley scores Mersey triumph | Quiet end for the Poole Belle | London & Home Counties Branch | Wessex Branch

Autumn 1971

Historic views from the Isle of Wight | Taming of the Loch Lomond monster for a day | A ship fit for a Queen | Waverley | MacBraynes TS King George V (1926) | Blackheath centenary

Autumn 1967

Paddling around with Russell Plummer | Farewell to Embassy | Stop press!

Summer 1967

PS Kingswear Castle to be purchased by Society | PS Queen of the South | Scottish notes | White Funnel notes | A salty tale | Weymouth | Six Rhine paddlers remain

Spring 1967

From the Chairman | The annual meeting | Bristol Channel Branch | Scottish notes | Humber paddlers | The Portsmouth paddler | The Swiss steamer scene

Winter 1966

Kingswear Castle | Facing facts | White Funnel notes | PS Embassy | PS Ryde | Scottish notes

Autumn 1966

From the Chairman | Medway Queen Club | Cosens & Co. | White Funnel notes | Scottish notes | BL Nairn

Summer 1966

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