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 HEBRIDEAN ISLES

Gaelic Name: Eileanan Innse Gall
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HISTORY
 USUAL ROUTE:
Kennacraig - Port Ellen / Port Askaig
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 Picture: Leaving Port Askaig, Elliott Bowman, Ships of CalMac
 DETAILS
Type: Steel MV
Callsign: GFMJ
IMO: 8404812
MMSI: 
Built: 1985
Launched: 7/4/1985
Acquired: 
Entered Service: 05/12/1985
Disposed: N/A
Ordered By: Caledonian MacBrayne
Cost: 
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: HRH the Duchess of Kent
Named after: The Hebridean Island are the Islands to the North West of Scotland which she was built to serve
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 85.15m
Draught: 3.11m
Breadth: 15.8m
Gross tonnage: 3040
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 507
Cars: 68
Crew: 24
Lifeboats (Number of): 4
 TECHNICAL
Builders: Cochrane Shipbuilders Ltd, Selby
Yard No: 130
Engine Builders: Mirrless Blackstone Diesels (Stockport)
Machinery: 
Speed: 15 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 1x Vehicle Lift
 FACILITIES

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 REMARKS
She was the first ship of the company to be launched by royalty
She still retains her car lift
 ROUTE TIMELINE
1985 - 2000: Uig - Tarbert - Lochmaddy
2000 - Present: Kennacriag - Port Askaig / Port Ellen


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