mv MORVERN

mv MORVERN
built by James Lamont & Company Port Glasgow,
Yard No 417
Engines by English Electric Kelvin Division, Glasgow
Propulsion: 2 x 4SCSA 6 cylinder diesels, 150bhp each, reverse reduction geared to 2 screws.
Launched: Monday, 18/12/1972
Built: 1973
Ship Type: Passenger Car 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 MacBrayne Holdings Ltd, Gourock
1979 Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd, Gourock
1995 Aranmore Ireland Ferry Services (Cornelius Bonner), Portrush
2001 Bere Island Ferries, Castletown Bere
Status: Active - 2006
Web site: http://www.bereislandferries.com/
Remarks:
Second of a series of eight small bow
loading car ferries for the Scottish Transport Group. Delivered in David MacBrayne colours in 1973.

Photo supplied by the late Jim Aikman Smith shows Morvern at Ludaig in South Uist

Previous update by John Newth
Previous update by Stuart Cameron

Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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