PS Lucy Ashton


Description

Built by T B Seath & Co for the North British Steam Packet Company in 1888.

Named for a character in Sir Walter Scott^s The Bride of Lammermoor, one of the Waverley Novels.

Operated from Craigendoran Pier to the Holy Loch via Kilcreggan Pier, Blairmore Pier, Strone Pier, Hunter's Quay, Ardnadam Pier and Kilmun Pier.

Also Craigendoran Pier to the Gareloch visiting Helensburgh Pier, Row Pier (Rhu), Rosneath Pier, Clynder Pier, Shandon Pier, Rahane Ferry, Mambeg Pier and Garelochhead Pier.


Tags

Paddle steamer


Dates

  /  /1888North British Steam Packet Company
PS Lucy Ashton built by T B Seath & Co for the North British Steam Packet Company in 1888. Engine by Hutson & Corbett.
  /  /1947London and North Eastern Railway
PS Waverley [IV], PS Jeanie Deans [II] , PS Lucy Ashton and PS Talisman transferred from the London and North Eastern Railway to the British Transport Commission.
  /11/1951Caledonian Steam Packet Company
PS Waverley [IV], PS Jeanie Deans [II] , PS Lucy Ashton and PS Talisman transferred from the British Transport Commission to the Caledonian Steam Packet Company.