The Maid's News

Scottish Government £1m Grant Keeps Maid of the Loch Afloat

A £950,000 capital grant funding award by the Scottish Government to Loch Lomond’s paddle steamer Maid of the Loch has been confirmed, meaning the goal of returning the ship to sail lives on.

Charity Pumps Life Back into Maid of the Loch

Maid of the Loch has taken a step forward in getting the Loch Lomond paddle steamer up and running thanks to Summerlee Heritage Museum. The ship has received two boiler feed pumps from the museum, a critical component in getting the ship sailing once again.

Chairman's Statement

Statement by John Beveridge, Chairman of Loch Lomond Steamship Company

Maid of the Loch paves the way for new beginnings

Loch Lomond paddle steamer, Maid of the Loch, has been given a £25,000 grant from Historic Environment Scotland to carry out essential repair work on Balloch Pier, the first phase in the campaign to get the historic ship ready to sail once again.

Full Steam Ahead for Maid of the Loch with New Funding

The Wolfson Foundation and The Swire Charitable Trust have pushed the boat out with sizable donations to boost the restoration campaign for Loch Lomond’s famous paddle steamer, Maid of the Loch.

We're Hiring! Refit Project Manager Needed!

Once in a lifetime opportunity to bring the Maid of the Loch back to her former glory! Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced engineers to manage this exciting project.

Maid of the Loch appoints new board members to help steer the ship forward

The last paddle steamer to be built in Britain, Maid of the Loch, has appointed two new members to its board of trustees as it nears its final funding target.

Take a seat on a piece of history at Maid of the Loch

The original buoyancy bences are back on-board the historic ship!

New jobs at the Maid of the Loch project – Naval Architect Consultant required asap!

Help facilitate an efficient start to the forthcoming refit of the Maid.

Maid of the Loch launches appeal for volunteers to be part of historic return

The last paddle steamer built in Britain, Maid of the Loch, is appealing to volunteers to throw them a lifeline as they get set to sail around Loch Lomond once again.

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