Paddle Steamer Preservation Society
PO Box 385 Hazlemere
High Wycombe HP1 1AG
The society founded in 1959 cares for the "Waverley", the "Kingswear Castle" and the screw ship "Balmoral". Details of the sailings for Waverley etc see "Waverley", Kingswear Castle"
Association of Great Britain
General Enquiries to:
Hon Sec. David Beale
Hope Villa, Stone Hill
Doncaster DN7 6NS
54 Park Road
Nottingham NG9 4DD
Try their web page at: www.steamboat.org.uk
PS "Kingswear Castle"
Photo courtesy Kingswear Castle Gallery.Web: http://www.paddlesteamerkc.co.uk/
- Built 1924 for Service on the R Dart, she was withdrawn from service in 1965. Rescued by the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society she returned to service on the R Medway in 1985 and is currently on charter to the Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Co 2017, and once again providing excursions on the R, Dart. She is the only coal fired paddle steamer operating in the UK
- Web site: www.kingswearcastle.co.uk
Windermere Steamboat Museum (Windermere Jetty)
Cumbria LA23 1BN
Renamed Windermere Jetty the museum is being rebuilt (January 2017) and will open later this year.
The museum will house Lakeland steam launches and motor boats, racing boats including Hubert Scott Paine's 1931 White Lady II, and sailing boats.
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