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Photo Details
Photographer:Henry Garson [View profile]Title:WAVERLEYAdded:May 31, 2005
Captured:IMO:5386954Hits:779
Photo Category: Steam Ships (Operating and Preserved)
Description:
Paddle Steamer "Waverley", built by Alex Stephens on the Clyde 1947, the last Sea-Going Paddler in the World approaches Helensburgh Pier in June 2004 prior to the annual PSPS mystery cruise, "doon the water", which turned out to be Gareloch (Faslane) Loch Long and Loch Goil.
Vessel Identification
Name:Waverley
IMO:5386954
Flag:U.k.
MMSI:232001540
Callsign:GRPM
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:693 tons
Summer DWT:128 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Glasgow
Build year:1947
AIS Information
Last known position:
55°52’9.16” N, 4°20’16.39” W
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
10.9kts, 101° (101°)
Destination:
Location:Cruise
Arrival:16th Oct 2016
19:30:12 UTC
Last update:
1 month 17 days ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2016 October 16th, 19:30:12 UTCCruise
2016 October 13th, 17:00:21 UTCGlasgow
2015 October 15th, 08:00:53 UTCGlasgow
2015 October 13th, 08:00:54 UTCSouthampton
2015 October 3rd, 21:00:59 UTCThames Cruises
2015 September 25th, 09:00:56 UTCMargate
2015 September 8th, 14:00:51 UTCWeymouth
2015 September 3rd, 20:00:01 UTCAvonmouth
2015 August 13th, 22:30:05 UTCClyde Cruise
2014 November 23rd, 09:00:02 UTCGlasgow
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Photo Comments (4)

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Henry Garson on Jun 03, 2005 12:41 (11 years ago)
Yes you are right. Originaly from Edinburgh and now in Helensburgh, .. memories flood back. Often down at Craigendoran with my wee dogs and the derelection of what what was once a thriving scene (Steamers and Steam Trains)is so sad. Can still "see" steamers betweeen the rows of decayed piles. All the best. Henry
Paul Strathdee on Jun 03, 2005 06:51 (11 years ago)
Indeed did the same myself in the early 50s on alternate holidays to either Dunoon or Rothesay sailing from Bridge Wharf on QUEEN MARY II past the then booming Clyde shipyards.
All gone now in favour of shopping centres and luxury flats.Even QM II is a restaurant/pub far from her home!Thank goodness for WAVERLEY.
Henry Garson on Jun 02, 2005 20:43 (11 years ago)
Of course you are right, wee mistake, but I still sailed on her with my dear old Dad from Craigendoran in 1947. Co incidentally I sailed on the "Lucy Ashton" in 1946 and the "Queen Mary II" at that time still in battleship grey after her return from War service. I was ten then and lived in Edinburgh and the greatest day outfor any boy with his Dad at the time in the East was to go for a day "Doon the Water" wi Dad on the Clyde Steamers. Thanks. Henry
Paul Strathdee on Jun 01, 2005 13:14 (11 years ago)
MUST take you to task over her builders!
Built by A&J Inglis at Pointhouse and launched 2 October 1946 for the then LNER Company.
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