Supporting the preservation and operation of paddle steamers Waverley and Kingswear Castle
KC’s passenger capacity increased in line with the relaxation of Government Covid restrictions.
Kingswear Castle runs a single trip from Strood to Gravesend via Southend and Tilbury.
What were the eleven South Coast paddle steamers doing on Thursday 9th June 1960?
Running trials with the DTP, the then licencing authority for issuing the Passenger Certificates.
KC completed running trials with the MCA for the renewal of her Passenger Certificates.
Wessex Branch charter KC in association with PSKC Trust for an evening cruise on Saturday 24th July in aid of KC’s Rebuild Appeal.
Six short videos featuring Kingswear Castle during her years on the Medway have been added to the new Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle Trust website.
Kingswear Castle came off the slipway on Monday and is now being prepared for running trials next week.
On Easter Sunday 16th April 2006 Kingswear Castle was running half hour trips from the Historic Dockyard Chatham on the hour every hour.
25 Years Ago… Trust are the Maid’s New Owners |The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Paddle Steamers Course|The End of an Era? – DDSG diesel paddlers
KC takes a stand at the South East England Tourist Board Travel Trade Fair at Brighton.
Illustrations of Waverley meeting Shieldhall and Kingswear Castle and of her first calls at Margate and Walton-on-the-Naze.
Visit to Wellman Robey to check on progress with KC’s new boiler.
KC takes a stand at the South East England Tourist Board’s Excursions Fair at Wembley.
Meeting with Crescent Shipyard to sign the contract for re-plating KC’s bottom.
Meeting with Lieutenant General Sir Steuart Pringle KCB, DSc, LLB.
25 years ago… Chairman’s comments | Commemorative cruises | Waverley’s Thames Diary | And 50 years ago… Lincoln Castle on special duty | Plus 66 years ago… Newhaven to Boulogne aboard Glen Gower