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 LOCH ARKAIG - ex MSS 1546, MSS 46

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HISTORY
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 USUAL ROUTE:
Mallaig Small Isles / Portree / Raasay
 
 Picture: Approaching Mallaig 1977, Tom Carreyette
 DETAILS
Type: Wood TSMV
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Built: 1941
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Registered: Glasgow
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 DIMENSIONS
Length: 117'
Draught: 10.9'
Breadth: 22'
Gross tonnage: 179
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 163
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 TECHNICAL
Builders: J Bolson & Sons Ltd., Poole
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Engine Builders: (1941) Crossley Bros Ltd., Manchester; (1960) Bergius Kelvin Co. Ltd., Glasgow.
Machinery: (1941) 2 oil 2 scsa 8 cyl. 10 1/2 x 13 1/2; (1960) 2 oil engines, each 8 cyls. 6 1/2x7 1/4.
Speed: 11 kts
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 FACILITIES

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 REMARKS
She was built as an inshore minesweeper and was purchased by MacBrayne's in 1959, she was replaced by the Lochmor on the Small Isles run in 1979
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