{vb:raw welcome_headers
Thanks Thanks:  1
Likes Likes:  2
Dislikes Dislikes:  0
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Yarrow-built paddle steamer Myat Yadana - At risk ?

  1. #1
    Senior Member tramscape's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Langbaurgh West wapentake, NRY
    Posts
    5,533
    Time Online
    6 Days 16 Hours 33 Minutes 21 Seconds
    Avg. Time Online
    1 Hour 16 Minutes 13 Seconds

    Yarrow-built paddle steamer Myat Yadana - At risk ?

    A correspondent of mine has just returned from Burma, where there remained one operational paddle steamer out of a fleet which once numbered hundreds

    Myat Yadana was built at Yarrows, Glasgow in 1948 for the Irrawaddy River fleet as PS Minthamee. She was thought to be in operation when another correspondent visited in 2013, but new photos tell a different story and a local source is reported to have said that she is "broken"

    She now appears only to float at high water on the enormous Asian river

    It would appear that she is definitely at risk, but one saving grace is that the funnel has been covered to limit the ingress of rainfall

    A White Knight needed, I suspect. Click here to go to my web page with a selection of up-to-date photos of the vessel

    http://paddlesteamers.info/Myat%20Ya...eb%202019.html
    Last edited by tramscape; 02-25-2019 at 23:26.
    www.paddlesteamers.info : The internet's leading Paddle Steamer information and photograph database
    and
    InTramCities with Gordon Stewart : Infrastructure, Architecture and Environment along streets with trams

    http://paddlesteamers.info

  2. #2
    Member rannoch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2016
    Location
    Lenzie
    Posts
    41
    Time Online
    5 Hours 58 Minutes 16 Seconds
    Avg. Time Online
    2 Minutes 50 Seconds

    Re: Yarrow-built paddle steamer Myat Yadana - At risk ?

    A certain lady who tried to rescue a paddler in this country, which was wrecked and beyond any hope of reconstruction, may be interested.
    Bit far to travel though!

  3. #3
    Webmaster George Ted's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Grimsby
    Age
    76
    Posts
    1,352
    Time Online
    2 Months 13 Hours 22 Minutes 32 Seconds
    Avg. Time Online
    11 Hours 30 Minutes 1 Second

    Re: Yarrow-built paddle steamer Myat Yadana - At risk ?

    Yarrow-built paddle steamer Myat Yadana - At risk ? Originally Posted by rannoch Yarrow-built paddle steamer Myat Yadana - At risk ?
    A certain lady who tried to rescue a paddler in this country, which was wrecked and beyond any hope of reconstruction, may be interested.
    Bit far to travel though!
    She as just bought the HMS President



    When Britain was workshop to the world!
    Grimsby Tide Times

Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •