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Sunday, 28 November 2010

CLAYMORE

CLAYMORE - Ship No 522

Ship No 522


The motor vessel CLAYMORE was an order from Caledonian Macbrayne for a Passenger Vehicle Ferry.


She was to operate from the Scottish mainland to the many out lying Scottish Islands, and she was another ship that was to become a firm favourite of many passengers.


At 1871 grt, she had a length between perpendiculars of 70 metres, with a beam of 15.5 metres and a design draught of 4.8 metres.


She was launched from the Leith Shipyards of Robb Caledon on 31st August 1978

Another fine Leith built ship that you will able to read more of on the new website.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Now I note she is the "Sia", a research vessel from Denmark.