for PS Glencoe replaced with a clearer image.
for PS Columba replaced with a much better
Reid has kindly allowed me to share a series of wonderful
images taken by his father William in 1930. They PS Gondolier travelling through
the lock gates of the Caledonian Canal. Douglas has also allowed me to
share a colour image of PS Caledonia (II)
which he took
at Tignabruich Pier in the 1960's. I am grateful
glass plate image of PS Crested Eagle embarking
passengers at Old Swan Pier circa 1927 is displayed by kind
permission of Brian Stephenson
of the bell from PS Queen Empress is displayed by courtesy of its
current owner Alf Lokkertsen.
I thought it was about time I added some more, so here we go. The first addition is of a turn of the 19th/20th Century Isle of Man Steam Packet souvenir tea towel, displayed by kind permission of Lennie Spitale. Next we have a couple of photos of PS Bristol Queen at Scilly in 1963. They are shown courtesy of Bert Jeffers, whose father served on the lighthouses and who remembers both the Bristol and Cardiff Queens passing Bull Point at Ilfracombe and sounding their whistles in the 1950's. A 1958 version of the White Funnel Handbook is displayed courtesy of Charlie Cooke from Manchester. My thanks go to them all.
for PS Pioneer (II) updated to show a clearer image.
New page for PS Pioneer (I) added. Page for Lord Elgin glass plates updated to confirm date for the
pictures of around 1890-1905. Thanks go to Derek Warriner.
Mr Allen, Wireless operator on Victoria , Capt and Mrs Duggan on Mona's Isle 1939 , Mr Beckerley, Chief Engineer Peel Castle and Mr Barnwell, Chief Officer have been added to the Captains and Crew of the IOMSP and L&NWS section of the site. Better picture of PS Argyle uploaded to the Scottish Steamers section. Two new pages added showing the Scottish paddlers Earl Spencer and Vulcan (I)
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