Ships and shipping, page 10
MacBrayne, part 1
Caledonian Macbrayne, usually shortened to
Calmac, is the major operator of passenger and vehicle ferries
between the mainland of Scotland and 22 of the major islands
on Scotland's west coast. Their network covers the Firth
of Clyde, inner and outer Hebrides, Mull, Skye, Islay,
Kintyre and outlying
Isles leaving Port Askaig for Kennacraig. The Isle of
Jura forms the background.
Loch Buie is on the short shuttle
service between Fionnphort, Mull and Iona.
Loch Nevis at Mallaig. She is a purpose
built vessel for the small isles service serving Eigg, Rhum,
Muck and Canna.
is the regular vessel for the Largs to Great Cumbrae service,
Loch Riddon is the spare vessel.
operates the regular services from Uig on Skye to Tarbert on
Lochmaddy on North Uist.
Tarbet at Lochranza, Arran on the summer only service from
at Oban, was used on the service from the island of Raasay to
Sconser on Skye. This is now operated by the purpose
built Hallaig, below.
Mull operates between Oban and Craignure on Mull.
Striven at Oban on the service from Lismore Island.
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