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Hartlepool Borough Council has provisionally allocated funding of £4 million to safeguard the future of the paddle steamer Wingfield Castle following discussions with the National Museum of the Royal Navy, National Historic Ships UK and others.
Built in 1934 in Hartlepool by William Gray & Co on the site where she is currently moored, Wingfield Castle [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Mar 26th 2022

The Waverley is the last seagoing Paddle Steamer in the World. Built on the Clyde in 1947 to replace the original Waverley that sunk off Dunkirk in 1940. The Waverley was originally built to sail only between Craigendorran & Arrochar in West Scotland.

Paddle Steamer Waverley, built almost 70 years ago, is the world’s last sea-going paddle [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jan 30th 2015