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Arran Ferries over the years 

Ardrossan to Arran

 

Type Year Built Name In use Company
Paddle Steamer 1820 Inverary Castle 1834-39 Castle Company
Paddle Steamer 1847 Isle of Arran 1847-60 Ardrossan Steamboat Company
Paddle Steamer 1860 Earl of Arran 1860-68 Ardrossan Steamboat Company
Paddle Steamer 1868 The lady Mary 1868-71 Duke of Hamilton
Paddle Steamer 1871 Heather Bell 1871-74 Duke of Hamilton
Paddle Steamer 1865 Rothesay Castle 1874-78 Captain Buchanan
Paddle Steamer 1878 Brodick Castle 1878-87 Captain Buchanan
Paddle Steamer 1880 Scotia 1887-92 Captain Buchanan
Paddle Steamer 1890 Duchess of Hamilton 1890-1906 Caledonian Steam Packet Company
Paddle Steamer 1891 Marchioness of Lorne 1891-1914 Caledonian Steam Packet Company
Paddle Steamer 1892 Glen Sannox 1892-1925 Glasgow and South Western Railway
Paddle Steamer 1893 Glen Rosa 1893-1939 Glasgow and South Western Railway
Twin Screw Steamer 1906 Duchess of Argyll 1919-36 Caledonian Steam Packet Company
Twin Screw Steamer 1906 Atlanta 1906-37 Glasgow and South Western Railway
Twin Screw Steamer 1925 Glen Sannox 1925-36 London Midland & Scottish Railway
Twin Screw Steamer 1936 Marchioness of Graham 1936-57 Caledonian Steam Packet Company
Motor Vessel 1957 Glen Sannox 1957-70 Caledonian Steam Packet Company
Motor Vessel 1966 Caledonia 1970-82 Caledonian Steam Packet Company
Motor Vessel 1964 Clansman 1982-84 Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd
Motor Vessel 1984 Isle of Arran 1984-93 Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd
Motor Vessel 1993 Caledonian Isles 1993- Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd

Glasgow / Greenock / Fairlie   to   Lochranza / Pirnmill / Campbeltown

Type Year Built Name In use Company
Paddle Steamer 1848 Celt 1848-67 Campbeltown & Glasgow Steam Packet Company
Paddle Steamer 1853 Druid 1853-68 Campbeltown & Glasgow Steam Packet Company
Paddle Steamer 1866 Argyll 1885-90 Various
Paddle Steamer 1867 Gael 1867-85 Campbeltown & Glasgow Steam Packet Company
Screw Steamer 1868 Kintyre 1868-1907 Campbeltown & Glasgow Steam Packet Company
Screw Steamer 1878 Kinloch 1878-1926 Campbeltown & Glasgow Steam Packet Company
Screw Steamer 1885 Davaar 1885-1939 Campbeltown & Glasgow Steam Packet Company
Paddle Steamer 1886 Victoria 1890-93 Various
Twin Screw Steamer 1901 King Edward 1901-52 Turbine Steamers Ltd
Twin Screw Steamer 1902 Queen Alexandria 1902-12 Turbine Steamers Ltd
Twin Screw Steamer 1912 Queen Alexandria 1912-35 Turbine Steamers Ltd
Twin Screw Steamer 1926 Dalriada 1926-40 Turbine Steamers Ltd
Twin Screw Steamer 1932 Duchess of Hamilton 1946-70 Caledonian Steam Packet Company

Glasgow  -  Arran

Type Year Built Name In use Company
Paddle Steamer 1869 Guinevere 1869-85 Various
Paddle Steamer 1877 Glen Rosa 1877-81 Shearer Brothers
Paddle Steamer 1880 Ivanhoe 1880-97 Various
Paddle Steamer 1895 Duchess of Rothesay 1895-1946 Firth of Clyde Steamers
Paddle Steamer 1896 Jupiter 1896-1935 Glasgow and South Western Railway

Lochranza  -  Clonaig

Type Year Built Name In use Company
Motor Vessel 1972 Kilbrannan 1972-73 Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd
Motor Vessel 1973 Rhum 1973-87 Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd
Motor Vessel 1987 Lochranza 1987-92 Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd
Motor Vessel 1992 Loch Tarbert 1992- Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd

 

 

   

 

 

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