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WAVERLEY : SAILING FOR THE CALEDONIAN STEAM
Above : Waverley in 1972 - by kind courtesy of the Jake Dale collection
Waverley at the pier she was built to serve - Arrochar at the
head of Loch Long, in 1968. Arrochar pier closed in 1977Arrochar 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
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
More of Waverley sailing for the CSP
Waverley in 1969 by kind courtesy of Nigel LawrenceWaverley 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