Tag: Kingswear Castle

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

29th July 2008 Kingswear Castle

A day in the life of Kingswear Castle in the Medway years.

KC Fund Raising Cruise

Fund raising cruise for KC’s rebuild.

KC Update 19th July 2021

KC’s passenger capacity increased in line with the relaxation of Government Covid restrictions.

20th July 1997 Kingswear Castle

Kingswear Castle runs an afternoon Teddy Bear Trip.

23rd June 1984 Kingswear Castle

Kingswear Castle runs a single trip from Strood to Gravesend via Southend and Tilbury.

9th June 1960 South Coast Snapshot

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

18th May 2021 KC Returns to Service

First day of the 2021 season for Kingswear Castle.

14th May 1985 Kingswear Castle

Running trials with the DTP, the then licencing authority for issuing the Passenger Certificates.

KC Update 11th May 2021

KC completed running trials with the MCA for the renewal of her Passenger Certificates.

Wessex Branch Charter of KC

Wessex Branch charter KC in association with PSKC Trust for an evening cruise on Saturday 24th July in aid of KC’s Rebuild Appeal.

Kingswear Castle – The Medway Years on Video

Six short videos featuring Kingswear Castle during her years on the Medway have been added to the new Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle Trust website.

7th May 2011 Kingswear Castle

Thames Estuary cruise from Chatham.

KC Back in the Water

Kingswear Castle came off the slipway on Monday and is now being prepared for running trials next week.

Kingswear Castle Update

Dartmouth Steam Railway re-opens.

16th April 2006 Kingswear Castle

On Easter Sunday 16th April 2006 Kingswear Castle was running half hour trips from the Historic Dockyard Chatham on the hour every hour.

Spring 1996

25 Years Ago‚Ķ Trust are the Maid’s New Owners |The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Paddle Steamers Course|The End of an Era? – DDSG diesel paddlers

Kingswear Castle Update

Kingswear Castle up on the slipway getting ready for the 2021 season.

19th March 2001 Kingswear Castle

Work progressing on renewing Kingswear Castle’s starboard sponson.

6th March 2001 Kingswear Castle

Kingswear Castle’s new boiler arrives.

3rd March 2001 Kingswear Castle

KC takes a stand at the South East England Tourist Board Travel Trade Fair at Brighton.

Waverley Down South 1993

Illustrations of Waverley meeting Shieldhall and Kingswear Castle and of her first calls at Margate and Walton-on-the-Naze.

12th February 2001 Kingswear Castle

Visit to Wellman Robey to check on progress with KC’s new boiler.

12th January 1989 SEETB Excursions Fair

KC takes a stand at the South East England Tourist Board’s Excursions Fair at Wembley.

8th January 1993 Kingswear Castle

Meeting with Crescent Shipyard to sign the contract for re-plating KC’s bottom.

7th January 1986 Sir Steuart Pringle

Meeting with Lieutenant General Sir Steuart Pringle KCB, DSc, LLB.

Winter 1995

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

29th December 1993 Kingswear Castle

Why was Kingswear Castle flying the EU flag?

17th December 1989 Kingswear Castle

Kingswear Castle runs a Santa Special.

16th December 1989 Kingswear Castle

Christmas Buffet Lunch Cruise from Strood on Kingswear Castle.

20th October 2011 Kingswear Castle

Two coaches booked for a short cruise on Kingswear Castle.