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 LOCHDUNVEAGAN - ex ORNEN

Gaelic Name: N/A
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HISTORY
SHIPS CREW
 USUAL ROUTE:
Glasgow Outer Isles Cargo
 
 Picture: Passing Renfrew on the Clyde, Colin Campbell
 DETAILS
Type: Steel MV
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Built: 1946
Launched: 
Acquired: 21/11/1950
Entered Service: ??/12/50
Disposed: November 1973
Ordered By: David MacBrayne Ltd.
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Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: 
Named after: A Loch on the North East coast of Skye
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 180.1'
Draught: 9.6'
Breadth: 30.6'
Gross tonnage: 562
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 
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Crew: 
Lifeboats (Number of): 2
 TECHNICAL
Builders: Akt. Lindholmens Varv, Gothenburg
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Engine Builders: A/B Atlas Diesel.
Machinery: 2 SCSA 6 cyls. 13 3/8-227/16.
Speed: 12 kts
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 FACILITIES

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 REMARKS
She was the very first ship in the fleet to have a variable-pitch reversible propellor.
LOCHDUNVEGAN also remains the only ship in CalMac history in having a hull strengthened to withstand ice, including an ice-breaking bow.
 ROUTE TIMELINE
1950 - 1971: Glasgow - Stornoway & As Required Car Charters
1972 - 1973: Glasgow - Tobermory - Armadale - Lochalsh
1973: Oban - Tiree Car Carrier


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