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 MAID OF CUMBRAE

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HISTORY
SHIPS CREW
 USUAL ROUTE:
Gourock - Dunoon
  Crossing Page
 Picture: Off Dunoon 1963, Andy MacConnell
 DETAILS
Type: Steel TSMV
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IMO: 
MMSI: 
Built: 1953
Launched: 5/13/1953
Acquired: 
Entered Service: 18/07/1953
Disposed: 16/08/1978
Ordered By: Caledonian Steam Packet Co.
Cost: 
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: Mrs David Blee, wife of a member of the Railway Executive
Named after: Small island on the Clyde
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 161.3'
Draught: 10.0'
Breadth: 28.0'
Gross tonnage: 508
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 625
Cars: 15
Crew: 
Lifeboats (Number of): 2
 TECHNICAL
Builders: Ardrossan Dockyard Ltd., Ardrossan, Ayrshire
Yard No: 419
Engine Builders: British Polar Engines Ltd., Glasgow
Machinery: 2 Oil 2SCSA 6 cyl. 9 7/8 x 16
Speed: 15 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 2 x Vehicle Turntables
 FACILITIES

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 REMARKS
She was the first vessel in either fleet to don the new Caledonian MacBrayne livery, following the merger of CSP and MacBrayne operations from 1st January 1973.
 ROUTE TIMELINE
1953 - 1971: Gourock - Dunoon (Passenger) & Various Clyde Duties (Charters)
1971 - 1974: Gourock - Dunoon (Vehicle)
1974 - 1978: Gourock - Dunoon (Spare) & Various Clyde Charters


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