Waverley update – 20th March

Waverley’s boiler refit has continued to progress with the three new generators being installed in the boiler room this week. Waverley is currently in dry dock and will soon return to the James Watt Dock where the new boilers will be installed. Given the current COVID-19 pandemic there will be a delay in publishing the … Continued

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Waverley Enters Dry Dock

On March 2nd Waverley was moved into Garvel dry dock, Greenock. During the dry docking there will be some steel renewals in the boiler room before the new boilers are installed. The annual hull survey work and hull painting will be completed during this docking. Some additional work will also be undertaken on the hull … Continued

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Waverley Appeal reaches £2.3 million target

The fundraising appeal to save paddle steamer Waverley has reached its £2.3 million target just seven months after it was announced that the famous steamship would not operate in 2019. The Boiler Refit Appeal has attracted donations from over 8,000 individuals with support from the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society, several trusts and £1 million from … Continued

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