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WAVERLEY : SAILING FOR THE CALEDONIAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY



Above : Waverley in 1972 - by kind courtesy of the Jake Dale collection

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Waverley at the pier she was built to serve - Arrochar at the head of Loch Long, in 1968. Arrochar pier closed in 1977
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Arrochar Pier : August 5th 1972 : Photo by kind courtesy of Frank Gradwell

Below : A series of four photos of Waverley at Fairlie in 1968 by Ian Stewart



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Waverley leaving Fairlie 1968 A.jpg

Waverley leaving Fairlie 1968 B.jpg


Waverley heads up-Firth passing the military pier which remains as part of Fairlie Marina. The pier closed on March 11th 1972 and, mysteriously, was severely damaged by fire later thar same day. Another important stopping point was lost.

Below : A series of three photos of Waverley leaving Gourock down-Firth in April 1969


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Waverley leaving Gourock Apr 1969 B.jpg


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 More of Waverley sailing for the CSP


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Waverley in 1969 by kind courtesy of Nigel Lawrence
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Waverley in unusual territory : Inveraray on 15th September 1959.  Paddlers rarely ventured as far as here. The town near the head of Loch Fyne was normally the preserve of the faster turbines. When relieved by paddlers, it has been said they were subject to jeers from "turbine" crew at Gourock, regularly struggling home well behind the timetabled time...... Photo by Bob Lindsay, kindly supplied by Gillon Ferguson

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