mv KILBRANNAN

mv KILBRANNAN
built by James Lamont & Company Port Glasgow,
Yard No 416
Engines by English Electric Kelvin Division
Last Name: ARAINN MHOR
Propulsion: 2 x 4SCSA 6 cylinder diesels, 150bhp each, reverse reduction geared to 2 screws.
Launched: Friday, 19/05/1972
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
Status: Active -

Remarks: 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

Last updated: by John Newth from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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