Wednesday, June 1, 2011

World's Last Seagoing Paddle Steamer

Although ship-building technology has advanced and steam-powered paddle boats are hardly the most efficient way to travel, there are still many functioning paddle steamers around the world operating mainly as tourist attractions. Only one paddle steamer offers a nostalgic glimpse into the past while also venturing to sea, and that is the PS Waverley in Scotland. Built in 1947, the Waverley still offers regular voyages around the coast of England and Scotland

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