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Sound of Scarba, Sound of Shuna, Sound of Seil and Sound of Soay

The Sound of Scarba and the Sound of Shuna were both built on the Clyde by Ferguson Shipbuilders of Port Glasgow.  

The Sound of Scarba was the first of the two vessels designed and built by the yard specifically for the route.  The design was based on many years of operational experience by Western Ferries and included enhanced passenger and vehicle facilities combined with a modern and efficient dual propulsion arrangement.
 
The Sound of Scarba entered service in May 2001 followed by the second vessel Sound of Shuna in October 2003.

The Sound of Seil and Sound of Soay were built entirely in the UK by Cammell Laird Shiprepairers & Shipbuilders Limited of Birkenhead and entered service in October 2013.
 
These ferries represent the latest evolution of the proven design concept employed in our earlier vessels, with truly "green" credentials achieved principally by the efficient matching of the hull design to the propulsion package, providing through-life benefit. They also utilise LED lighting technology and enhanced heat recovery to further reduce energy consumption.

These vessels have been warmly welcomed by our customers and staff alike.

Sound of Scarba

Official Number :
904360
 
IMO Number :
9237424
 
Buit :
2001, Ferguson Shipbuilders Limited Port Glasgow UK
 
Hull No :
710
 
Length Overall :
49.95m
 
Length BP :
48.00m
 
Breadth Moulded :
13.50m
 
Breadth Extreme :
15.01m
 
GRT :
489
 
Deadweight :
229T
 
Max. Draught :
2.5m
 
Speed :
11.0 knots
 
Engines :
2 x Cummins KTA 19 M3 600 BHP @ 1800 rpm
 
Passenger Capacity :
220
 
Vehicle Capacity :
40 cars
 
Lane Metre Length :
194m
 
Year Purchased :
2001
 
 
 

Sound of Shuna

Official Number :
907871
 
IMO Number :
9289441
 
Buit :
2003, Ferguson Shipbuilders Limited Port Glasgow UK
 
Hull No :
715
 
Length Overall :
49.95m
 
Length BP :
48.00m
 
Breadth Moulded :
13.50m
 
Breadth Extreme :
15.01m
 
GRT :
489
 
Deadweight :
228T
 
Max. Draught :
2.5m
 
Speed :
11.0 knots
 
Engines :
2 x Cummins KTA 19 M3 600 BHP @ 1800 rpm
 
Passenger Capacity :
220
 
Vehicle Capacity :
40 cars
 
Lane Metre Length :
194m
 
Year Purchased :
2003
 
 

 

Sound of Seil

Official Number :
919394
 
IMO Number :
9665217
 
Buit :
2013, Cammell Laird Ship repairers and Shipbuilders Limited Birkenhead UK
 
Hull No :
1387
 
Length Overall :
49.95m
 
Length BP :
48.00m
 
Breadth Moulded :
13.50m
 
Breadth Extreme :
15.01m
 
GRT :
497
 
Deadweight :
225T
 
Max. Draught :
2.5m
 
Speed :
12.0 knots
 
Engines :
2 x Cummins QSK19M 600 BHP @ 1800 rpm
 
Passenger Capacity :
220
 
Vehicle Capacity :
40 cars
 
Lane Metre Length :
194m
 
Year Purchased :
2013
 
 
 

Sound of Soay

Official Number :
919396
 
IMO Number :
9665229
 
Buit :
2013, Cammell Laird Ship repairers and Shipbuilders Limited Birkenhead UK
 
Hull No :
1388
 
Length Overall :
49.95m
 
Length BP :
48.00m
 
Breadth Moulded :
13.50m
 
Breadth Extreme :
15.01m
 
GRT :
497
 
Deadweight :
225T
 
Max. Draught :
2.5m
 
Speed :
12.0 knots
 
Engines :
2 x Cummins QSK19M 600 BHP @ 1800 rpm
 
Passenger Capacity :
220
 
Vehicle Capacity :
40 cars
 
Lane Metre Length :
194m
 
Year Purchased :
2013