The Waverley

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The Waverley

Postby bill » Thu Nov 16, 2006 3:18 pm

The Waverley passing Ailsa Craig,aka Paddy's Milestone.Taken from Macharioch beach 27/06/06




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Postby Troy Tempest » Thu Nov 16, 2006 5:31 pm

Great photo, Bill.

It's great seeing that old steamer still plying the waves.
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Postby jdcarra » Thu Nov 16, 2006 11:14 pm

Some more pics Bill.

Sailing down the Kilbrannan Sound off Carradale Harbour 28/4/06
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Berthed at the Science Centre 6/2/05
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Taking on day trippers at Helensburgh 27/8/05
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The sunk, the old, and the new.
In the background, the sugar boat lying on her side to the left and a large white liner to the Waverleys right berthed at Greenock.
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Postby petewick » Fri Nov 17, 2006 9:26 am

Was that last photo taken at Craigendorran Avenue in Helensburgh?



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Postby jdcarra » Fri Nov 17, 2006 12:37 pm

petewick wrote:Was that last photo taken at Craigendorran Avenue in Helensburgh?



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How observant you are petewick :lol: .

I pete, she departs from the old wooden pier astern out into the channel.
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Postby bill » Fri Nov 17, 2006 12:42 pm

Aye she is a fine old lady.
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Postby petewick » Fri Nov 17, 2006 4:13 pm

jdcarra wrote:
petewick wrote:Was that last photo taken at Craigendorran Avenue in Helensburgh?



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How observant you are petewick :lol: .

I pete, she departs from the old wooden pier astern out into the channel.



Relations live there and have spent many holidays there too, the sugar boat lies just about paralell with the avenue.

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Postby Beachcomber » Sun Nov 19, 2006 6:50 pm

I see there are several good pieces of video featuring the Waverley on http://www.youtube.com, including a couple showing the engines in operation.
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