Tag: Royal Eagle

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

19th June 1935 Royal Eagle

Royal Eagle sails from London to Ramsgate.

23rd May 1935 Royal Eagle

Second day of the season for Royal Eagle.

2nd March 1932 Royal Eagle

Royal Eagle was alongside the fitting out berth at the Cammell Laird Shipyard at Birkenhead.

9th September 1950 Royal Eagle

Saturday 9th September 1950 should have been the penultimate day in service of Royal Eagle. But was it?

Summer 1995

25 years ago… Three new ships? | And 50 years ago… PS Caledonia sold | Plus 65 years ago… Southend Pier – 16 daily excursion steamer calls

Spring 1995

Kingswear Castle | Scottish Branch silver jubilee | We have “Maid” progress! | And 50 years ago… | Plus 80 years ago… Paddling down the Thames

Winter 1990

Waverley present as QE2 makes triumphant return | Basil’s surprise, surprise! | So near but yet so far | Maid of the Loch and Countess Fiona sold | Teddy bears ahoy | And 50 years ago…

Winter 1988

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

Winter 1987

Boiler problems | Clyde’s bitter sweet summer | Paddle steamer week at Ramsgate | Balmoral keeps the flag flying | Nine years late | New owners for Ryde Queen | And 50 years ago…

Summer 1985

25 years on!

Winter 1974

150th anniversary of the General Steam Navigation Company | Ruddy-faced to the setting sun | It was not all plain sailing

Autumn 1972

From the Chairman | From John Betjeman, Patron PSPS | Happy Birthday Waverley | Humber | Bristol Channel | Blackheath Rally | Paddling to Ormidale

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 1968

Isle of Wight Branch | Blackheath Rally 1968 | Wessex Branch News | The Portsmouth paddler | Scottish notes