NS3882 : Maid of the Loch

taken 5 years ago, near to Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

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Maid of the Loch
Maid of the Loch

The Maid of the Loch was the last paddle steamer to be built in the UK. She was launched on Loch Lomond on Thursday 5th March 1953. Licensed to carry 1,000 passengers, she was the largest paddle steamer to sail Loch Lomond. Decommissioned in 1981, she was subjected to a period of neglect, decay and vandalism until her purchase, in 1992, by Dumbarton District Council. In 1996, the Loch Lomond Steamship Company (LLSC) launched an ambitious rescue mission and it is hoped she will sail again in 2018. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 20 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Date (from Tags)
2018  1996  1981  1992  1953 
Loch (from Tags)
Place (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3851 8257 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:0.5269N 4:35.5042W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3856 8267
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Loch Lomond Steamship Company  Dumbarton District Council  Ship  Paddle Boat  Maid of the Loch  Paddle Steamer 

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