Main The Fleet Ships of The Fleet  HEBRIDES (III)


Gaelic Name: Innse Gall
Uig - Tarbert - Lochmaddy
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 Picture: Berthed at Tarbert, Ships of CalMac Collection
Type: Steel MV
Callsign: ZQYC3
IMO: 9211975
Built: 2000
Launched: 8/2/2000
Entered Service: 24/03/2001
Disposed: N/A
Ordered By: Caledonian MacBrayne
Cost: 15.000.000
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: HM the Queen Wednesday 2 August
Named after: A favorite of the trio of ships to be built, the old Hebrides served on this run for her entire career with the company
Length: 99m
Draught: 3.22m
Breadth: 15.8m
Gross tonnage: 5506
Passengers: 612
Cars: 90
Crew: 34
Lifeboats (Number of): 2
Builders: Ferguson Shipbuilders, Port Glasgow
Yard No: 708
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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Observation Lounge has a electronic chart display screen to show the ship's position while she is at sea, She is also fitted with retractable fin stabilizers
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.
2000 - Present: Uig - Tarbert / Lochmaddy

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