mv COLL

mv COLL
built by James Lamont & Company Port Glasgow,
Yard No 421
Engines by English Electric Kelvin Division
Propulsion: 2 x 4SCSA 6 cylinder engines, each 150 bhp, driving 2 screws via reverse reduction gearboxes.
Launched: Thursday, 02/08/1973
Built: 1973
Ship Type: Passenger Car Ferry
Ship's Role: Inter Island Ferry
Tonnage: 69 grt 34 net 33 deadwei grt ht
Length: 25.23m overall, 20.73m BP
Breadth: 6.66m extreme, 6.41m moulded
Draught: 1.36m extreme
Owner History:
Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd Gourock
Status: Active - 2003

Remarks: Fifth vessel of a class of eight built for Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd. Entered service on the Oban
Craignure service (in emergency), 15 November 1973, then relieved on the Small Isles service before taking up regular employment on the Fishnish
Lochaline run. Sold to Irish owners, February 1998.
Photo supplied by the late Jim Aikman Smith shows vessel arriving at Armadale

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




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