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Glasgow Islay Cargo
 
 Picture: At Loch Dunveagan, Skye
 DETAILS
Type: Steel MV
Callsign: 
IMO: 
MMSI: 
Built: 1955
Launched: 5/23/1955
Acquired: 
Entered Service: ??/06/1955
Disposed: April 1971
Ordered By: David MacBrayne Ltd.
Cost: 
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: 
Named after: An inland Loch to the North of Glasgow and West of Loch Lomond.
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 175.6'
Draught: 9.1'
Breadth: 34.1'
Gross tonnage: 611
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 4
Cars: 
Crew: 
Lifeboats (Number of): 
 TECHNICAL
Builders: Ferguson Bros. (Port Glasgow) Ltd.
Yard No: 412
Engine Builders: British Polar Engines Ltd.
Machinery: 1 Oil 2 SCSA 6 cyl. 340 x 570 mm.
Speed: 12 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 2 x Derricks (5 and 10 tons) Later replaced by 16 ton capacity.
 FACILITIES
She had two rather stylish two-berth staterooms, for her four passengers.
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 REMARKS
She wore the David MacBrayne Ltd. house-flag, worked in metal on the front of her bridge superstructure. This was a company first.
 ROUTE TIMELINE
1955 - 1964: Glasgow - Outer Isles Cargo
1964 - 1970: Glasgow - Islay Cargo
1970: Glasgow - Dublin (Charter)


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