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Yard No. 423
mv EIGG



Yard Number 423 was named EIGG when launched on Thursday 12/12/1974 by James Lamont & Company Port Glasgow for Caledonian MacBrayne Holdings Ltd Glasgow

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1975
Ship Type: Passenger Car Ferry
Ship's Role: Lismore - Oban service
Tonnage: 69grt, 34nrt
Length: 22.5m/74.0ft
Breadth: 6.4m/21.0ft
Draught: 1.4 m

Owner History:
Caledonian MacBrayne Holdings Ltd, Glasgow
1979 Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd, Gourock


Her main engines were built by Emglish Electric Diesels - Kelvin, Glasgow , she was powered by Twin diesel 2 x M6cy 300bhp 9kn 2scr .......... Re-engined at Timbacraft, Shandon - currently Scania D9 93M35 turbocharged 6 cyl diesels (x2)

She is still active as of 2006

Additional Information:
Previous update by Colin Campbell
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph
Photo shows vessel after modification
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