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Ferry Maid of Glencoul still in service

The oldest ferry currently in operation in Scotland, Maid of Glencoul, has been in active service recently.

Maid of Glencoul, built in 1975 for the Kylesku route , has been in use as a relief craft on the Corran route.

She was the first ferry to take commercial vehicles on that route before the Kylesku Bridge was opened in 1984 .

The vessel is now the relief vessel for the Corran route operated by the Highland Council .

The vessel was built at Ardrossan by MacCrindle Shipbuilding Ltd.

The usual route vessel, Corran, is off service and awaiting engine spares at a boat yard at Bute .

Maid of Glencoul was pictured on 18 March 2023 in service by Andrew Wood.

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