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 CALEDONIAN ISLES

Gaelic Name: Eileanan Chaledonia
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VESSEL PLAN
HISTORY
 USUAL ROUTE:
Adrossan - Brodick
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 Picture: Crossing to Brodick, Ships of CalMac Collection
 DETAILS
Type: Steel MV
Callsign: MRAB8
IMO: 
MMSI: 
Built: 1993
Launched: 5/25/1993
Acquired: 
Entered Service: 25/08/1993
Disposed: N/A
Ordered By: Caledonian MacBrayne
Cost: 
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: HRH The Princess Royal
Named after: 
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 94m
Draught: 3.2m
Breadth: 15.8m
Gross tonnage: 5221
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 1000
Cars: 110
Crew: 26
Lifeboats (Number of): 4
 TECHNICAL
Builders: Richards Shipbuilders, Lowestoft
Yard No: 589
Engine Builders: 
Machinery: 
Bow Thruster:Caterpillar Diesels approx 700HP
Speed: 15 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 2x Hoistable Car (Mezzanine) Decks (Port & Starboard). If either the port or starboard mezzanine decks are deployed, capacity is 88 lane metres plus 48 restricted (car only) spaces. If both mezzanine decks are deployed capacity is 25 lane metres plus 99 restricted (car only) spaces.
 FACILITIES

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 REMARKS
She is the only ship in the fleet to not have a buff main mast
Mezzanine decks which operated by a system of wire pulleys, which are electrically controlled. These can be altered up or down depending on how many vehicles the operator wishes to carry. She has two bow thrust units
 ROUTE TIMELINE
1993 - Present: Brodick - Ardrossan


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