Ferry specification

General

TypeSteel DSMV
Built1986
Launched7th March 1989
Entered service22nd May 1989
OwnerCMAL
OperatorCalmac Ferries Ltd.

Dimensions

Length84.60m
Breadth15.80m
Draught3.19m
Gross Tonnage3504

Capacity

Passengers506
Cars54
CommercialN/A

Technical specification

Built byAppledore Ferguson Ltd. Port Glasgow, Yard 573
Engine buildersMirrlees Blackstone Ltd, Stockport
MachineryBow Thruster: 2 x Electric 7 tonnes thrust
Hoist & liftsVehicle hoist immediately aft of passenger superstructure and funnels

Additional details

Speed16kts
CallsignMKHA7
RegisteredGlasgow
Gaelic nameRìgh nan Eileanan