Paddle Steamers

Photographs depicting paddle steamers

Princess of Wales in Dundee Harbour

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"Princess of Wales" in Dundee Harbour - Ref: WC0890

The iron paddle steamship, "Princess of Wales" was initially registered in Alloa, having been built by the Glasgow company, Aitken and Mansel of Whiteinch in 1866. She was first listed in Dundee in 1886.

Seen here berthed in the Earl Grey Dock of Dundee Harbour, the "Princess of Wales" was a pleasure steamer on the Dundee-Newburgh-Perth route. Return tickets in 1891 cost 9d and 1s for the two destinations (4p and 5p).

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Princess of Wales in Dundee Harbour

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"Princess of Wales" in Dundee Harbour - Ref: WC0891

The "Princess of Wales" was built in 1866 by the Glasgow company, Aitken and Mansel of Whiteinch. Initially registered in Alloa, she is first listed as an iron paddle steamer, part of the Dundee fleet, in 1886.

Alexander Wilson, the manager of a Dundee jute calender (finishing plant) and only amateur photographer, took this picture at Dundee Harbour's Earl Grey Dock. The Royal Arch can bee seen behind No. 3 storage shed, as well as various sets of rigging.

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Renown in Dundee Harbour

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"Renown" in Dundee Harbour - Ref: WC0896

The "Renown" was a wooden paddle steamer, built at North Shields in 1881 for Warren and Co., of that town. With a gross tonnage of 94, she was 94 feet in length, and is berthed on the west arm of Dundee's tidal dock.

The Piper O' Dundee of 24th July 1895 includes advertisements for sailings of the "Renown" during the Dundee Holidays. These included day trips to May Island and Anstruther (i.e. around the Fife coast), Arbroath, and St Andrews. The Fife trip cost 2s (10p).

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Princess of Wales in Dundee Harbour

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"Princess of Wales" in Dundee Harbour - Ref: WC0889

The "Princes of Wales", and iron paddle steamer, was built in 1866 by Aitken and Mansel or Whiteinch, Glasgow. She was first registered at Dundee in 1886, having previously been listed at Alloa.

The "Princess of Wales" was a pleasure steamer, running between Dundee and Perth via Newburgh. The Piper O' Dundee advertised trips in 1891 at a cost of 1s (5p) return to Perth and 9d (4p) to Newburgh. Children under 12 travelled free.

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Lass o' Gowrie in Dundee Harbour

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"Lass o' Gowrie" in Dundee Harbour - Ref: WC0848

This photograph by Alexander Wilson shows the "Lass o' Gowrie", an iron paddle steamer, in King William IV Dock at Dundee Harbour. She was built in 1883 by the South Shields company, J T Eltringham for David Edwards.

With a gross tonnage of 128 and measuring 106 in length, she was primarily a leisure steamer on the Dundee-Newburgh-Perth route, with occasional additional stops and detours via Broughty Ferry.

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Lass o' Gowrie in Dundee Harbour

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"Lass o' Gowrie" in Dundee Harbour - Ref: WC0849

The "Lass o' Gowrie" was a 128-ton iron paddle steamer built for David Edwards, a celebrated character in Dundee's nautical life by J T Eltringham of South Shields in 1883. She was 106 feet long.

This photograph, by the Dundee jute mill manager Alexander Wilson, shows the vessel in King William IV Dock, Dundee Harbour, with the eastern tower of the Royal Arch at the lefthand side and the spire of St Paul's Cathedral in the background.

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Lass o' Gowrie at Perth

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"Lass o' Gowrie" at Perth - Ref: WC0850

The "Lass o' Gowrie" was an iron paddle steamer, built at South Shields in 1883 by J T Eltringham for the Dundee sea captain, David Edwards. This photograph by Alexander Wilson shows the vessel probably in Perth with the railway bridge to the left.

Sailings of the "Lass o' Gowrie" were regularly listed in the local press, including the Piper O' Dundee. She ran regularly between Dundee, Newburgh and Perth, with occasional extra stops, including Broughty Ferry.

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Lass o' Gowrie in Dundee Harbour

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"Lass o' Gowrie" in Dundee Harbour - Ref: WC0851

The "Lass o' Gowrie" was a 138 ton iron paddle steamer, built in 1883 by J T Eltringham of South Shields for David Edwards, a well-known Dundonian sea captain. She ran a route from Dundee to Perth via Newburgh.

This photograph, shows the "Lass o' Gowrie" in the Tidal Basin at Dundee Harbour, berthed near a warehouse called Stephens Buildings.

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Lass o' Gowrie in Dundee Harbour

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"Las o' Gowrie" in Dundee Harbour - Ref: WC0852

The "Lass o' Gowrie" was an iron paddle steamer with a gross tonnage of 128 and measuring 106 feet in length. She was built for David Edwards of Dundee by the South Shields company, J T Eltringham in 1883.

She sailed a pleasure route from Dundee to Perth via newburgh (on the south bank of the River Tay) with occasional detours via Broughty Ferry and sometimes with extra stops.

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Gladstone in Dundee Harbour

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"Gladstone" in Dundee Harbour - Ref: WC0833

The "Gladstone" was an iron paddle steam tug, built by J. T. Eltringham of South Shields as the "Flying Meteor" in 1875 for the Clyde Shipping Co., of Glasgow. She was renamed on her sale to J. McKean of Leith as a trawler (register LH1053).

She had a gross tonnage of 158 and measured 118 feet in length. This photograph appears to show the "Gladstone" on the west side of Camperdown Dock in Dundee Harbour, with the (unidentified) sailing ships on the Western Wharf.

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