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mv RHUM


built by James Lamont & Company Port Glasgow in 1973

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mv RHUM


built by James Lamont & Company Port Glasgow,
Yard No 422
Engines by English Electric Diesels, Kelvin Division, Glasgow
Propulsion: 2 x 4SCSA 6-cylinder engines, each 150 bhp, driving 2 screws via reverse reduction gearboxes. 9kn.
Launched: Wednesday, 23/05/1973
Built: 1973
Ship Type: Passenger Car Ferry
Ship's Role: Inter Island Ferry
Tonnage: 69 grt 34 net 33 dwt
Length: 25.23m overall, 20.73m BP
Breadth: 6.66m extreme, 6.41m moulded
Draught: 1.36m extreme
Owner History:
Caledonian MacBrayne Holdings Ltd, Gourock
1979 Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd, Gourock
1998 Arranmore Ireland Ferry Services (mng Ferry Charter Services Ltd), Sligo
Status: Active - 2007

Remarks:
ON 361585
Fourth vessel in an eight ship class built for Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd. Entered service 5 November 1973 running between Portree and Raasay.

Photo supplied by the late Jim Aikman Snith shows Rhum at Kyleakin prior to the construction of Skye Br
Previous update by John Newth

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


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