Gosport Queen arrives on the Thames

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A FERRY has arrived on the River Thames after spending fifty years operating between Gosport and Portsmouth. The Gosport Queen has been bought by the London Party Boats company, based at Festival Pier, and was handed over at the end of last week. Early on Friday morning the Gosport Queen, built in 1966, set off on its 350km journey – …

Former Gosport Ferry arrives on the Thames

Rob Powell Passenger Vessels 8 Comments

A FERRY which operated from Portsmouth to Gosport for fifty years has arrived on the Thames after being acquired by a new owner. The Portsmouth Queen left Portsmouth Harbour for the final time on February 29th and arrived on the Thames the following day. The vessel, which will be known as the London Queen, initially moored at the Gravesend old …

Waverley at Woolwich

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As the historic paddle steamer Waverley continues her Thames season, here’s some photographs of the famous vessel as she passed Woolwich a few days ago. Recent photographs by OnTheThames.net of Waverley at Tower Bridge were picked up by the Scottish edition of the Sun and have been added to our In The Press page of cuttings. Don’t forget, also, that …