PSPS

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AcronymDefinition
PSPSPrivate Sector Participation Scheme (Hong Kong)
PSPSPaddle Steamer Preservation Society (est. 1959; Scotland, UK)
PSPSPower Steering Pressure Switch (engines)
PSPSPublic Safety Power Shutdowns (wildfire safety)
PSPSProduct Software Programming System
PSPSPesticides Safety Precautions Scheme (UK)
PSPSPearl Street Power Station (New York City)
PSPSPost Spinal Pain Syndrome
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When Caledonian MacBrayne sensed that the days of folk heading "doon the watter" were numbered, they sold her in 1974 for [pounds sterling]1 to the Scottish branch of the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society.
A fundraising campaign has now been launched by the charity that owns the Waverley - Paddle Steamer Preservation Society - to help fund the repairs.
A fund-raising campaign has now been launched by the charity that owns the Waverley - Paddle Steamer Preservation Society - to help fund the repairs.
In 1975, it was sold for PS1 to the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society. It is now the world's last sea-going paddle steamer.
The campaign to restore the Maid and return her to a fully operational steamship was last month boosted after the PS950,000 capital grant awarded by the Scottish Government was confirmed along with PS50,000 from the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society, taking the work package to PS1 million.
She was originally retired from service in 1975, but was saved when she was bought for PS1 the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society.
Meantime, Frank Gradwell, Paddle Steamer Preservation Society North of England & North Wales Branch secretary, and his wife, described how they were banned by Waverley Excursions from sailing on Waverley and stopped by Strathclyde Police from boarding at Greenock.
Life was breathed back into the old cruiser, however, when John Beveridge and the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society took an interest in her towards the end of the decade.
The ship was once used as a floating pub and served as the Lundy Island ferry She was bought by the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society in 1985 and completed refitted.
She was also owned by Caledonian MacBrayne before being sold to the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society in 1974.
Since being sold to the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society, she has carried more than five million passengers.
Apparently Balmoral's lay-up in Bristol caused uproar among members of the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society (PSPS).