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MV Caledonian Isles
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No: 3667   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2005   Manufacturer: Richards, Lowestoft, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom
MV Caledonian Isles

Departing from Brodick, Isle of Arran, en route to Ardrossan, on 18 May, 2005. This is one of the largest ships in the Caledonian MacBrayne fleet.
Built: 1993, Richards, Lowestoft
Size: 94m x 15.8 m
Service Speed: 15 knots
Capacity: 110 cars; 1000 passengers
Picture added on 15 February 2008
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It's great that Cal Mac is still in Public ownership, Europe attempted to issue a directive that the Public Company should be put out to tender, thankfully, no-one seemed interested. 3 cheers!!!!

Added by David Forbes on 16 February 2008.
Peter - Where is this place Broddick on Arran? I know there's a Brodick, but didn't realise Broddick existed. Is it on top of Goatfell?

Added by Colin Burgess on 11 December 2008.
You know that us Swedes can't spell for toffee!

Added by Peter John Langsdale on 12 December 2008.
The Scottish Executive in their wisdom has decided to put the Gourock-Dunoon Calmac service out to tender and the winner of this contract won't know until July 2011 , in the meantime MV Saturn marches on to cover this route until then. Being a Calmac fan , I really hope they keep it.

Added by David Forbes on 17 April 2011.
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