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 BUTE (VII)

Gaelic Name: Eilean Bhoid
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VESSEL PLAN
HISTORY
 USUAL ROUTE:
Wemyss Bay - Rothesay
  Crossing Page
 Picture: Crossing to Wemyss Bay, Ships of CalMac Collection
 DETAILS
Type: Steel MV
Callsign: MHPD8
IMO: 9319741
MMSI: 235025112
Built: 2005
Launched: 
Acquired: 
Entered Service: 01/08/2005
Disposed: N/A
Ordered By: Caledonian MacBrayne
Cost: 8,500,000
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: 
Named after: Second Largest of the Firth of Clyde Islands and six previous vessels of her name.
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 70m
Draught: 
Breadth: 15.8m
Gross tonnage: 
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 450
Cars: 60
Crew: 
Lifeboats (Number of): 0
 TECHNICAL
Builders: Remontowa Group, Gdansk, Poland
Yard No: 1333
Engine Builders: 
Machinery: 
Speed: 14 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 
 FACILITIES

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 REMARKS
Name announced 12/11/04 by Chairman Harold Mills at Clyde Forum on Integrated Transport aboard Glenlee.
She has luggage racks and a designated dog area. The ship is able to carry the new 60-seater coaches and 48 tonne artics to a maximum height of 5.1m.
 ROUTE TIMELINE
2005 - Present: Wemyss Bay - Rothesay


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