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 GLEN SANNOX (III)

Gaelic Name: N/A
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HISTORY
SHIPS CREW
 USUAL ROUTE:
Oban - Craignure (CalMac)
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 Picture: At Oban Railway Pier, Stuart Cameron
 DETAILS
Type: Steel TSMV
Callsign: 
IMO: 5131816
MMSI: 
Built: 1957
Launched: 4/30/1957
Acquired: 
Entered Service: 
Disposed: 1989
Ordered By: Caledonian Steam Packet Co.
Cost: 
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: 
Named after: She was built especially for the Arran route and bares the name of two of the most illustrious predecessor on that station
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 257'
Draught: 7'7"
Breadth: 46'
Gross tonnage: 1269
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 1100
Cars: 55
Crew: 
Lifeboats (Number of): 
 TECHNICAL
Builders: Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon
Yard No: 496
Engine Builders: (i) Sulzer Bros. Ltd., Winterthur; (ii) (1977) Wichmann, Norway.
Machinery: (i) 2 Oil 2SCSA 8 cyl 420 x 500 mm (ii) see history.
Speed: 16 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 1x Vehicle Lift capacity 14 tons: Platform 900 sq. ft (6 Average Cars). 1x Electric Crane, SLW 7 1/2 tons.
 FACILITIES

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 REMARKS
She was built to replace the pioneering A B C ferries which were becoming to much of a success and were seriously struggling to keep up with the demand on them
In June 1964, she became the first unit of the fleet to receive the lion Emblem on her funnel which is now well recognized symbol of the modern fleet. After appearing on almost all the Calmac network she took up Clyde cruising in her last days in service
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