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WAVERLEY : SAILING FOR CALEDONIAN MacBRAYNE in 1973


Photos by kind courtesy of Kenny Whyte


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Prior to the 1973 season, Waverley's funnels were painted inwhat was proposed to be the new livery of Cal-Mac, combining the buff of the caledonian fleet and the red of the MacBrayne fleet. It did not last long. Many thanks to Kenneth Whyte for the photograph

Following the merging of the Caledonian Steam Packet Company and David MacBrayne, Waverley sailed for one season (1973) in new colours. It was a problematic season and the costly and unreliable paddler was paid off by the state-controlled company after only one summer. Photo by kind courtesy of Kenny Whyte.
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At Gourock lying ahead of fleet-mate TS Queen Mary II. Photo courtesy of Kenny Whyte



Not too long from the apparent end of her career ................photo courtesy of Kenny Whyte

 


Waverley approaches Dunoon with the Gantocks rocks in the background.........photo courtesy of Kenny Whyte

Kenny Whyte's view of Waverley at full steam ahead








 


Above : Waverley is tied up at Gourock as one of the "Maids" passes. KW

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