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On charter to the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society on 8th July 2012 : From Greenock to Ormidale (Loch Riddon)

Photos by kind courtesy of Kenny Whyte

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On July 8th 2012, Waverley sailed on charter to the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society to Loch Riddon, a small sea loch rarely visited by the paddler although she regularly passes the entrance to the Loch as she sails round the Kyles of Bute. In a joint offereng with the Clyde River Steamer Club, Clyde Marine Services' motor ship "The Second Snark" was also chartered to act as tender and to land passengers at the rarely-used pier at the hamlet of Ormidale (see photo above) and return those wishing to sail on her back to Greenock. Photos by kind courtesy of Kenny Whyte.
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At 13:48 Waverley passes the Rhubodach car ferry slip on the Isle of Bute

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Waverley soon turns north from the Kyles into Loch Riddon and sails alongside The Second Snark

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The Second Snark alongside Waverley

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The Second Snark returns passengers to Waverley

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