Paddle Steamer Picture Gallery

 

Guidebooks, Posters, Souvenirs & Signs (and tickets!)



 

Please click on a steamer company's name to see the Guidebook, Poster, Souvenir, Sign or Ticket.

Belle Steamers 1913 Illustrated Official Guide. Courtesy of Victoria Groom

Belle Steamers 1914 1914 Season Timetables. Courtesy of Victoria Groom

Belle Steamers undated Illustrated Official Guide. Courtesy of Victoria Groom

Belle Steamers undated Advertising poster for early 20th century. Courtesy of Victoria Groom

Belle Steamer undated Advertising poster for PS London Belle sailings for early 20th century. Courtesy of Victoria Groom

Bristol Channel 1937 Campbell's Bristol Channel District Guide from 1937. Courtesy of Dave Worth

British Railways Board 2nd Class ticket from Sandown to Southsea from August 1966. Courtesy of Cyril Perrier.

British Transport Commission Ticket from Southsea to Ryde from 1965. Courtesy of Cyril Perrier.

Caledonian Steam Packet Co Ltd Souvenir Silk Patch from the Duchess of Hamilton circa 1950/60. Author's collection.

Caledonian Steam Packet Co Ltd CSP's 1957 Clyde Steamer Timetable. Author's collection.

Caledonian Steam Packet Co Ltd 1962 LochLomond Steamer Services timetable. Author's collection.

Caledonian Steam Packet Co Ltd Rothesay to Arrochar ticket from the 1970's. Courtesy of Cyril Perrier.

Caledonian MacBrayne Round Mull ticket from may 1976. Courtesy of Cyril Perrier

Caledonian MacBrayne A 1977 Silver Jubilee issue of TS Queen Mary's cruise programme on the Clyde. Author's collection.

Cosens & Co 1926 A complimentary seson ticket for the company's 1926 Bournemouth sailings. Author's collection.

Cosens & Co 1950's booklet advertising excursions from Bournemouth. Author's collection.

Cosens & Co 1959 The Buff Funnel Book. Author's collection.

Eagle Steamers A ticket for a pre-booked lunch for an organised group. Circa 1950's. Author's collection.

Eagle Steamers (GSN Co Ltd) 1958 Steamer handbill advertising sailings from Southend Pier. Authors's collection.

Eagle & Queen Line Steamers (GSN Co Ltd) 1950 Handbook for the 1950 season . Courtesy of John Mason.

Eagle & Queen Line Steamers (GSN Co Ltd) A souvenir photo sleeve from the Royal Sovereign 1966. Courtesy of Gordon Tumber

General Steam Navigation Co Ltd 1931 Way of the Eagles. Courtesy of Gordon B Lee

General Steam Navigation Co Ltd Undated Way of the Eagles. Courtesy of Gordon B Lee

General Steam Navigation Co Ltd Souvenir tin of Marcovitch Black & White Cigarettes. Authors collection.

General Steam Navigation Co Ltd 1932 The Sunshine Route (Royal Eagle). Courtesy of Gordon B Lee

General Steam Navigation Co Ltd 1933 The Sunshine Route To The Coast . Courtesy of Gordon B Lee

General Steam Navigation Co Ltd 1936 Down to the Sea in Ships. Courtesy of Gordon B Lee

General Steam Navigation Co Ltd 1937 The Royal Thames; A Pageant in Pictures. Courtesy of Gordon B Lee

General Steam Navigation Co Ltd 1949 Seawards; Handbook of the Eagle and Queen Line Steamers. Courtesy of Gordon B Lee

General Steam Navigation Co Ltd 1949 Whats's What in Shipping. Courtesy of Gordon B Lee

General Steam Navigation Co Ltd 1950's Book of matches from the 1950's. Author's collection.

The Great Yarmouth Steam Tug Co A Flier advertising a trip aboard the paddle tug PS United Service. Author's collection.

Isle of Man Steam Packet Co Ltd A tea towel from the late 19th/early 20th Century. Courtesy of Lennie Spitale.

Isle of Man Steam Packet Co Ltd 1962 A History of the Ships of the Company. Courtesy of Cyril Perrier.

Isle of Man Steam Packet Co Ltd Tickets Some IOMSPCo tickets. Courtesy of Dave Worth.

London North Eastern Railway Society 1976 ticket from London to Oban. Courtesy of Cyril Perrier.

MacBraynes circa 1900 Menu and Tariff Card from RMS Columba Glasgow to Ardrishaig and back. Courtesy of Roger Graham.

MacBraynes 1902 Season Summer Tours in Scotland by David MacBrayne's Royal Mail Steamers Columba, Iona Etc. Author's collection.

MacBraynes 1937 Season The Royal Route-The Isles of Youth. Courtesy of Dave Worth.

MacBraynes 1972 Season Advertising flier for King George V trip from Oban to the Sacred Isles. Late Gordon B Lee collection.

MacBraynes 1952 Season The Road to the Isles. Author's collection.

New Medway Steam Packet Co Ltd 1934 Queen Line of Pleasure Steamers Guidebook. Author's collection.

New Palace Steamers 1899 Daily Sea Trips; The New Palace Steamers. Courtesy of Victoria Groom

New Palace Steamers 1909 Official Guide. Courtesy of Victoria Groom

P & A Campbell Ltd Pre Second World War complimentary correspondence envelope. Authors collection.

P & A Campbell Ltd A pre War enamelled badge from PS Devonia. Authors collection.

P & A Campbell Ltd A souvenir badge of PS Glen Gower from the South Coast in the 1930's. Courtesy of Terry Broughton

P & A Campbell Ltd A 1958 version of the Company's Handbook. Courtesy of Charlie Cooke.

P & A Campbell Ltd Emergency ticket issued after the breakdown of a company steamer at Barry. Authors collection

P & A Campbell Ltd 1968 White Funnel Handbook. Courtesy of Meic Batten

P & A Campbell Ltd 1970 Penarth Pier Notice Board. Courtesy of Meic Batten

P & A Campbell Ltd 1970 Ticket for a trip from Weston to Cardiff. Courtesy of Meic Batten

P & A Campbell Ltd Special excursion ticket for the upper deck saloon. Courtesy of Cyril Perrier.

Port of London Authority Handbill advertising trips round the docks by the PLA circa 1947. Authors collection.

River Dart Steamboat Co Ltd Souvenir booklet circa 1950(?). Author's collection.

Royal Sovereign Steamship Co Advertising poster for early 20th century. Courtesy of Victoria Groom.

Royal Sovereign Steamship Co 1927 advertising flier for daily sailings on PS Royal Sovereign and PS London Belle. Courtesy of Hilary Little

Southampton, Isle of Wight and South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd 1950's Red Funnel Steamers Handbook. Author's collection.

Southampton, Isle of Wight and South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd 1960's Red Funnel Steamers Handbook. Author's collection.

Southampton, Isle of Wight and South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd 1934 handbill advertsing sailings to Bournemouth from the Isle of Wight. Author's collection.

Southern Railway 1934 A steamer handbill advertising trips to see the liners Aquitania, Empress of Australia, Olympic and Majestic. Author's collection.

The Three Star Shipping Co Ltd 1947 A steamer handbill advertising a sailing from Southend to Margate. Author's collection.

Turbine Steamers An enamelled brooch showing the TSS King Edward. Authors collection.

John Williamson & Co 1924 Turbine Steamers Timetable for King Edward and Queen Alexandra. Author's collection.

If you have any Guidebooks, Posters, Souvenirs or Signs (or tickets!) that you are prepared to share on the site, please email me at tom.lee@virgin.net. Thank you.


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