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Gaelic Name: Coir 'Uisg
Oban - Craignure
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 Picture: Arriving at Mallaig harbour, Ships of CalMac Collection
Type: Steel DSMV
Callsign: VQKF2
IMO: 9274836
MMSI: 235008929
Built: 2003
Launched: 5/3/2003
Entered Service: 14/08/2003
Ordered By: Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd
Cost: £6,750,000
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: Baroness Michie
Named after: Loch set amid the Cuillin of Skye
Length: 65m
Draught: 3.05m
Breadth: 14m
Gross tonnage: 1599
Passengers: 250
Cars: 40
Crew: 6
Lifeboats (Number of): 0
Builders: Appledore Shipbuilders Ltd, North Devon
Yard No: 190
Engine Builders: MAK
Machinery: 6M20 each rated at 1000kW @ 1000 rpm and driving Two Schottel Rudder Propellers type SPT 1010
Speed: 14 kts
Hoist & Lifts: None

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She is equipped to carry dangerous goods. Vessel engine controls, alarms and monitoring, all carried out from engineer’s control station on the bridge.
In calm weather her design allows her to do the Mallaig to Armadale roster in reverse.
2016 - Present: Oban - Craignure
2003 - 2016: Mallaig - Armadale (Summer). Wemyss Bay - Rothesay (Winter)

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