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 SATURN

Gaelic Name: Satharn
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HISTORY
 USUAL ROUTE:
Gourock - Dunoon
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 Picture: Leaving Ardrossan, Ships of CalMac Collection
 DETAILS
Type: Steel DSMV
Callsign: GXID
IMO: 7615490
MMSI: 
Built: 1977
Launched: 6/30/1977
Acquired: 
Entered Service: 02/02/1978
Disposed: N/A
Ordered By: Caledonian MacBrayne
Cost: 1.300.000
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: Mrs Irwin, wife of the then Managing Director of State
Named after: A Roman God - keeping up with the names of her semi-sisters
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 69.5m
Draught: 2.45m
Breadth: 13.8m
Gross tonnage: 851
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 510
Cars: 40
Crew: 10
Lifeboats (Number of): 2
 TECHNICAL
Builders: Ailsa Shipbuilding Co, Troon
Yard No: 552
Engine Builders: Mirrless Blackstone ESL8MK2 Diesels (Stockport)
Machinery: 2 x 8-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A.(222 x 292mm) type oil engines (2,440 bhp) geared to twin directional propellers.
Speed: 12 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 
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