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Gaelic Name: Fear-cinnidh
Oban - Coll - Tiree / Oban - Castlebay - Lochboisdale / Oban - Tiree / Castlebay
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 Picture: Arriving at Castlebay, Ships of CalMac Collection
Type: Steel MV
Callsign: MXX98
IMO: 9158953
Built: 1998
Launched: 3/27/1998
Entered Service: 04/07/1998
Disposed: N/A
Ordered By: Caledonian MacBrayne
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: 
Named after: A 1964 ship which served on the Ardrossan - Arran route and relieved at Stornoway.
Length: 99m
Draught: 3.22m
Breadth: 15.8m
Gross tonnage: 5499
Passengers: 638
Cars: 90
Crew: 28
Lifeboats (Number of): 4
Builders: Appledore Shipbuilders Ltd, North Devon
Yard No: 174
Engine Builders: MAK
Machinery: 2 x MAK 8 M32, Gear Box: 2 - Ulstein 1500 AGSC 415 / 250 volts, 3 Phase, 50Hz
Bow Thruster: 2 x Electric Ulstein 90TV each 7.0 tonnes thrust
Speed: 16.5 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 1x Hoistable Car (Mezzanine) Deck for 10 cars adding 10 ontop of her usual 90.

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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.
1998 - Present: Oban - Coll - Tiree / Oban - Castlebay - Lochboisdale / Oban - Tiree - Castlebay

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