Yard No. 554

built by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company in 1979



Yard Number 554, was named LOCHMOR when launched on Monday, 11/06/1979 by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company , for Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd, Glasgow .

Her main engines were built by AB Volvo Penta, Skovde , she was powered by Twin diesel 2 x M6cy 4SA 382kW 520bhp 11kn 2scr

Other names she bore were: LOCH AWE (2001), TORBAY BELLE (2003). Her last recorded name was JURASSIC SCENE (2009)

She is still active as of 2009

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1979
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Ship's Role: Scottish Small Isles service
Tonnage: 189grt, 68nrt (later 175gt, 60nt)
Length: 28.33/30.92m
Breadth: 7.98m
Draught: 1.71m, 2.82m depth
Owner History:
Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd, Glasgow
2001 Landwest Corp Ltd, Campbelltown
2001 R J Grant, New Milton Hants.
2003 Brixham Belle Cruises (mng Peter Scott), Paignton
2009 Blue Line Cruises, Poole

Additional Information:
ON 379458, call~sign GYOR
130 passengers, 6 crew

With thanks to Angus MacKinnon for details
Photo supplied by Angus MacKinnon
Additional data by Bruce Biddulph
Previous update by Paul Strathdee