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Yard No. 416
mv KILBRANNAN



Yard Number 416 was named KILBRANNAN when launched on Friday 19/05/1972 by James Lamont & Company Port Glasgow for Caledonian Steam Packet Company Glasgow

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1972
Ship Type: Passenger Car Ferry
Ship's Role: Inter-island ferry
Tonnage: 65 grt 27 dwt
Length: 23.70m overall, 19.21m BP
Breadth: 6.66m extreme, 6.41m moulded
Draught: 1.33m extreme

Owner History:
Caledonian Steam Packet Company Glasgow


Her main engines were built by English Electric Kelvin Division , she was powered by 2 x 4SCSA 6 cylinder diesels, 150bhp each, reverse reduction geared to 2 screws. Her last recorded name was ARAINN MHOR

She is still active as of

Additional Information: First of a series of eight small bow
loading car ferries for David MacBrayne Ltd. She was delivered with a Caledonian Steam Packet funnel, and opened the Lochranza~Claonaig service in July 1972. In 1992 she was sold to Irish owners.
Photo supplied by Stuart Cameron