Ferry specification

General

TypeSteel DSMV
Built1974
Launched12th Dec 1974
Entered service25th Feb 1975
OwnerCMAL
OperatorCalmac Ferries Ltd.

Dimensions

Length22.50m
Breadth6.40m
Draught1.40m
Gross Tonnage69

Capacity

Passengers164
Cars6
CommercialN/A

Technical specification

Built byJames Lamont & Co. Ltd, Port Glasgow, Yard 423
Engine buildersBergius Kelvin Co. Ltd., Glasgow
MachineryRe-engined at Shandon and now fitted with 2 x Scania D9 93M35 turbocharged 6 cylinder diesels
Hoist & liftsN/A

Additional details

Speed8.0kts
Callsign2GFZ
RegisteredGlasgow
Gaelic nameEilean Eige