Yard No. 425

built by James Lamont & Company Port Glasgow in 1976



Yard Number 425, was named RAASAY when launched on Tuesday, 23/03/1976 by James Lamont & Company Port Glasgow , for Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd, Gourock.

Her main engines were built by English Electric Diesels Ltd (Kelvin Division), Glasgow , she was powered by Twin diesel 6-cyl 300bhp 9kn 2scr

She is still active as of

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1976
Ship Type: Passenger Car Ferry
Tonnage: 69grt 34nrt
Length: 74.0 feet
Breadth: 21.6 feet
Draught: 6.0 feet depth
Owner History:
Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd, Gourock

Additional Information:
ON 365005
Last of Class of 8 vessels

Photo supplied by the late J Aikman Smith shows Raasay on a very rare MOD charter to the Great Harbour, Isle of Rona
Previous updates by John Newth and Stuart Cameron.