The Steamship Shieldhall – the largest working steam ship in Britain – was voted one of the top 10 best-rated attractions in the country according to research compiled by Premier Inn. https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/17009735.ss-shieldhall-sails-into-list-of-uks-top-tourist-attractions-and-it-beat-the-mary-rose-museum/?fbclid=IwAR2sYhHueKkGO3DQLo3H1-BK3BmWYPIMVD83XCdeJLohVrdUzFCGVFqyAO0
A RED Funnel car ferry has run aground, hit moored yachts and prompted a search and rescue mission in the Solent this morning (Sunday). http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/16997406.red-funnel-ferry-runs-aground-hits-yachts-and-prompts-search-and-rescue-mission-in-solent/?ref=fbshr&fbclid=IwAR1I1W-zHru-vVMmEsH0lm90uqMSK5FinonqNVkyXsoOiTWM6jszIc2QcEg
Not a very good review on Tripadviser https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g186534-d2227691-Reviews-Waverley_Excursions-Glasgow_Scotland.html
Paddle Steamer Waverley Departing Tobermory. 2nd June 2018
Nice looking site.
LISA Turner is a woman with a dream — to restore a crumbling Isle of Wight paddle steamer and see it sail again.
Formerly a passenger ferry, then a wartime anti-aircraft vessel that took part in the Normandy landings, and finally the Ryde Queen floating nightclub, the PS Ryde has been largely abandoned at Island Harbour Marina.
Lisa, who owns ship restoration company Siward and Co, said she fell in love with the rusty old steamer as soon as she saw it. http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/16226766.Restoration_project_launched_to_save_the_Ryde_Queen_paddle_steamer/?ref=fbshr#comments-anchor
Michael Portillo continues his journey through the Scottish lowlands with his Bradshaw’s guide. He begins in the industrial town of Greenock from where he sets sail in the last seagoing paddle steamer in the world. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04xw5jx