Tag: Princess Elizabeth

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

23rd November 1971 Caledonia

Caledonia sold to Bass Charrington for a new static career on the Thames.

15th September 1960 Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth’s last trip of the season from Torquay to Lyme Regis on 15th September 1960.

Sandown, Shanklin & Ventnor to Bournemouth

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

31st July 1939 Bournemouth

A plethora of paddle steamers at Bournemouth.

28th July 1960 Princess Elizabeth

Thursday 28th July 1960 Princess Elizabeth runs a day trip from Torquay to Plymouth.

16th July 1947 Embassy, Monarch and Princess Elizabeth

Paddle steamer trips from Bournemouth Wednesday 16th July 1947.

30th June 1963 Princess Elizabeth

Sunday 30th June was the first day of the 1963 season for the Princess Elizabeth for her new career as Weymouth’s paddle steamer.

27th June 1965 Princess Elizabeth

PSPS Charter of Princess Elizabeth from Weymouth to Torquay.

10th June 1936 Gracie Fields

Gracie Fields offers her first public sailing.

9th June 1960 South Coast Snapshot

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

19th May 1961 Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth goes compass correcting.

18th May 1961 Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth positioned from Plymouth following her dry-docking in readiness to start her season at Torquay.

15th May 1964 Consul and Princess Elizabeth

Consul and Princess Elizabeth both undergoing final preparations for starting their seasons running from Weymouth this Whitsun weekend in competition.

6th May 1960 Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth arrives at Torquay for the first time.

24th April 1960 Princess Elizabeth

On Sunday 24th April 1960 Princess Elizabeth was raising steam in preparation for running trials in Southampton Water.

20th April 1961 Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth sails from Dartmouth to Plymouth for her annual dry-docking 20th April 1961.

15th April 1952 Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth at Bournemouth for five days of Easter sailings.

27th March 1960 Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth being refitted at Southampton by her new owners Torbay Steamers Ltd.

Paddle Steamer Captain John Hayward

Captain John Hayward’s career on Cunard liners, ocean salvage vessels and a paddle steamer.

26th October 1965 Jeanie Deans

Jeanie Deans on the slipway at Lamont’s Shipyard, Port Glasgow.

24th October 1967 Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth arrived at the scrapyard in Southampton.

23rd October 1947 Bournemouth Queen

Last day of the season for Bournemouth Queen.

11th October 1961 Lyme Regis Council

On 11th October 1961 Lyme Regis Council met to discuss what to do about damage to their harbour allegedly caused by Princess Elizabeth that season.

18th September 1964 Captain Defrates

Last trip of the 1964 season for Princess Elizabeth from the Weymouth Pleasure Pier through the Town Bridge to her winter lay-up berth in the Backwater.

24th August 1960 Princess Elizabeth

On Wednesday 24th August 1960 Princess Elizabeth’s trips from Torquay were cancelled.

21st August 1965 Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth on charter at Weymouth for scenes for the big screen movie Gordon of Khartoum starring Charlton Heston.

20th August 1965 Princess Elizabeth

Princess Elizabeth runs a trip from Weymouth to Yarmouth isle of Wight.

Autumn 1991

Ryde’s uncertain future | 50 year wait ends! | Parisienne Princess | Nick Knight’s fine work recalled | My trip to the Scillies with Balmoral | Kingswear Castle report | And 50 years ago…

Spring 1988

Vintage bus to vintage steamer | Medway Queen on the move | Princess Elizabeth for Paris | Queen Mary dry docked at Chatham | Eileen Pritchard – PSPS member No. 1 | Our Society by another name | And 50 years ago…

Winter 1971

Kingswear Castle – Our great challenge | Full load on the Humber | Paddling round the Isle of Arran | PS Princess Elizabeth | Bristol Channel