Ferry specification

General

TypeSteel DSMV
Built1983
Launched2nd Dec 1983
Entered service13th Dec 1984
OwnerCMAL
OperatorCalmac Ferries Ltd.

Dimensions

Length84.92m
Breadth15.80m
Draught3.19m
Gross Tonnage3296

Capacity

Passengers448
Cars76
CommercialN/A

Technical specification

Built byFerguson Ailsa Ltd, Port Glasgow, Yard 491
Engine buildersMirrlees Blackstone Ltd, Stockport
Machinery2 x 8MB275 diesel engines, each developing 2310bhp, driving twin controllable pitch propellers via a clutched flexible coupling and single reduction gearing
Hoist & liftsN/A

Additional details

Speed15kts
CallsignGDMJ
RegisteredGlasgow
Gaelic nameEilean Arainn