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 LOCHFYNE

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HISTORY
SHIPS CREW
 USUAL ROUTE:
Oban - Iona / Staffa (David MacBraynes)
 
 Picture: Leaving Dunoon on Saterday 15 July 1961, Alaister MacLeod
 DETAILS
Type: Steel TSMV
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Built: 1931
Launched: 3/20/1931
Acquired: 
Entered Service: 08/06/1931
Disposed: 
Ordered By: David MacBrayne Ltd.
Cost: 
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: 
Named after: Large Sea Loch and a arm of the Clyde
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 209.9'
Draught: 7.9'ft
Breadth: 30.1'f
Gross tonnage: 754
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 906
Cars: 0
Crew: 
Lifeboats (Number of): 
 TECHNICAL
Builders: Wm. Denny of Dumbarton
Yard No: 1256
Engine Builders: (i) Davey, Paxman & Co. Ltd; Metropolitan Vickers Elec. Co. Ltd., Manchester. (ii) (in 1953) British Polar Engines Ltd.
Machinery: 2 x 5-cylinder, 4-stroke Davey-Paxman diesel generators powering 2 x Metrovic electric motors connected to twin 3-blade propellers. Re-engined 1953 with British Polar diesels
Speed: 16.5 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 
 FACILITIES

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 REMARKS
First British diesel-electric passenger ship, and first diesel-electric ship from Denny. Made last ever run of MacBrayne Royal Route 30 Sept 1969. Scrapped after attempted restaurant conversion, Dalmuir Apr 1974
Paxman Website
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