Tag: Lorna Doone

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.

A Week in the Life of Balmoral 1934

What was Balmoral up to during a week in July 1934.

31st July 1939 Bournemouth

A plethora of paddle steamers at Bournemouth.

26th July 1934 Lorna Doone

Lorna Doone scheduled to sail from Southampton to Ryde, Southsea, Sandown, Shanklin, Ventnor and on round the Isle of Wight.

The King’s Spithead Inspection July 1924

What were the paddle steamers of what became Red Funnel doing during the King’s Royal Naval Inspection at Spithead in July 1924?

22nd June 1951 Solent Queen

Solent Queen catches fire on the Southampton slipway.

3rd April 1941 Lorna Doone

The Admiralty announced that Lorna Doone made direct hits with her guns on two of the three German Dornier Bombers which had been attacking her.

28th November 1951 Lorna Doone

Red Funnel’s Lorna Doone slipped at Southampton.