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Yard No. 375

Yard Number 375 was named EILEAN DUBH when launched on Wednesday 07/02/1951 by James Lamont & Company Greenock for Ross & Cromarty County Council (Kessock Ferry Joint Committee) Dingwall

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1951
Ship Type: Passenger Car Ferry
Tonnage: 65grt, 39nrt
Length: 69.5ft
Breadth: 20.1ft

Owner History:
Ross & Cromarty County Council (Kessock Ferry Joint Committee), Dingwall
1975 Highland Regional Council
1983 Eric Hutchinson & Elizabeth Mackenzie (t/a MacDonald Ferries), Muirtown

Her main engines were built by Gleniffer Engines Ltd, Glasgow , she was powered by Twin diesels 2 x M4cy 160bhp 9kn 2scr

EILEAN DUBH was scrapped on 2003

Additional Information:
From 1983 used as service vessel to oil rigs at Invergordon and Cromarty.

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