Tag: Talisman

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

3rd July 1952 Talisman

Talisman runs aground at Arrochar.

15th January 1941 HMS Aristocrat

HMS Aristocrat ex Talisman on duty providing anti-aircraft cover on the Thames for convoys.

4th January 1948 Talisman

Hull survey of Talisman aground at Kilcreggan.

3rd January 1948 Talisman

Talisman aground at Kilcreggan.

29th November 1935 Talisman

Talisman’s winter roster.

17th November 1966 Talisman

Thursday 17th November 1966 was Talisman’s last day in service.

Autumn 1969

PS Ryde | Two paddle tugs preserved | Captain Leonard Horsham | Scottish notes

Winter 1967

The Society’s paddler | White Funnel notes | Scottish notes | The end of BL Nairn | A paddle tug at work | The Portsmouth paddler

Summer 1967

PS Kingswear Castle to be purchased by Society | PS Queen of the South | Scottish notes | White Funnel notes | A salty tale | Weymouth | Six Rhine paddlers remain

Spring 1967

From the Chairman | The annual meeting | Bristol Channel Branch | Scottish notes | Humber paddlers | The Portsmouth paddler | The Swiss steamer scene

Winter 1966

Kingswear Castle | Facing facts | White Funnel notes | PS Embassy | PS Ryde | Scottish notes

Autumn 1966

From the Chairman | Medway Queen Club | Cosens & Co. | White Funnel notes | Scottish notes | BL Nairn

Summer 1966

Scottish notes | White Funnel notes | PS Queen of the South | Portsmouth paddlers | Cosens & Co. | Subscriptions

Spring 1966

What shall we do with the Kingswear Castle? | Queen of the South | Westward Ho | Portsmouth paddlers | Scottish notes | Humber ferries

Summer 1965

From the Chairman | Wessex Branch | Portsmouth paddlers | Hull – New Holland ferry steamers | Notes on Clyde steamers | White Funnel notes

Spring 1965

Consul moves again | Portsmouth paddlers | River Dart Steamboat Co. | Clyde notes | Queensferry passage ferries | London & Home Counties Branch

Summer 1964

White Funnel news | Cosens & Co. | South coast & continental steamers | Scottish notes | London & Home Counties Branch | Wessex Branch

Winter 1963

Farewell Medway Queen | Save the Medway Queen appeal | Clyde paddle steamers | Consul returns to the Thames | White Funnel news

Summer 1961

London & Home Counties Branch formed | Portsmouth paddlers | Cosen’s depleted fleet | Clyde Easter sailings | Sussex Queen

Last Clyde Season of the ‘Jeanie Deans’

Fifty summers ago, in 1964, there were still four paddle steamers operating on the Clyde, the Jeanie Deans, Waverley, Caledonia and Talisman.

DEPV Talisman – The One and Only

Any of us who have viewed the Clydesite web forum will know Robin Copland – a long time Clyde steamer enthusiast who is well known on the site for his stories and musings entitled “Monday Morning Light Relief”. During Waverley’s sailing to Oban this year I was chatting to Robin over a dram when the…
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