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 PORTREE (II)

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HISTORY
 USUAL ROUTE:
Colintraive - Rhubodach
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 Picture: At Rhubodach 1974, Brian Hargreaves
 DETAILS
Type: Steel TSMV
Callsign: 
IMO: 
MMSI: 
Built: 1965
Launched: 6/10/1965
Acquired: 
Entered Service: 04/07/1965
Disposed: 
Ordered By: Caledonian Steam Packet Co.
Cost: 30.000
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: 
Named after: Previous ship of the same name and a town on Skye.
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 75.8'
Draught: 6.1'
Breadth: 21.0'
Gross tonnage: 63
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 60
Cars: 10
Crew: 
Lifeboats (Number of): 
 TECHNICAL
Builders: James Lamont & Co. Ltd., Port Glasgow
Yard No: 403
Engine Builders: (i) Gleniffer Engines Ltd., Glasgow; (ii) Gardner Engines Ltd, Manchester.
Machinery: (i) 2 Oil 4SCSA 4 cyl. 6 x 7; (ii) Oil 4SCSA 6 cyl. 4 x 6 (re-engined 1970).
Speed: 9 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 1 x Vehicle Turntable
 FACILITIES
None
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 REMARKS
She was displaced by the new Lochalsh and Kyleakin in 1971 when her and her sisters were converted to bow loading.
Dimensions: (i) 75.8' x 21.0' x 5.0'/6.1'; (ii) 74/5' x 21.0' x 5.0'/6.1' (rebuilt 1970)
 ROUTE TIMELINE
1965 - 1970: Kyle of Lochalsh - Kyleakin
1970 - 1986: Colintraive - Rhubodach (Occasionally Largs - Cumbrae)


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