Welcome to the paddlesteamers.info  Clyde Turbine Steamers   Website

In 1901, TS King Edward, the world's first turbine powered passenger ship entered service on the Firth of Clyde in Scotland
Sleek, fast, smooth and quiet : the Clyde's turbine steamers set new standards and even today could be regarded as the ultimate in excursion ships

This website remembers these and other excursion "turbines" : Click here to enter the website


Photo : Duchess of Hamilton at Inveraray in 1968 by Ian Stewart