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Balmoral at Princes Wharf

Paddle Steamer Waverley's consort MV 'Balmoral' at her traditional winter berth in Bristol. Her crew and volunteers will work on her here over the winter months in preparation for the 2013 season. The building in the background is the M Shed social history museum. The four preserved quayside cranes are still capable of moving under their own power. Behind Bal is the 1935 tug 'John King' and 1934 fireboat 'Pyronaut'. The funnel beneath the fourth crane belongs to steam tug 'Mayflower' built in 1861.