Category:Maid of the Loch (ship, 1953)

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to: navigation, search

PS Maid of the Loch

Ship[edit]

  • Type: Passenger ship
  • Built by A&J Inglis of Pointhouse, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Erected at their yard on the Clyde, dismantled, and transported to Loch Lomond. She was re-assembled on the slipway at Balloch.
  • Launched: 5th March 1953
  • Entered service: 25th May 1953
  • Length: 191 feet [58.2m]
  • Breadth: 28.1 feet [8.6m]
  • Tonnage: 555 gross
  • Main engine: Steam, compound diagonal
  • Speed: 13.75 knots [25.5 km/h]
  • Passengers: 1000

History[edit]

  • 05.03.1953 Named: Maid of the Loch Flag: United Kingdom
  • 1981 Out of service
  • 1992 Sold to Loch Lomond Steamship Company, a Charity registered in Scotland No. SC024062. From that time undergoing progressive restoration.
  • 1996 Striking new livery of black hull with red boot-topping, white superstructure, and red funnel with black top
  • 1996/7 Wooden promenade and upper decks replaced in with steel and aluminium respectively
  • 2001 In business again
  • 2004 Officially an historic ship, being placed on the UK “Designated Vessels List” which recognizes vessels of “substantial heritage merit with regional and local significance”

Media in category "Maid of the Loch (ship, 1953)"

The following 30 files are in this category, out of 30 total.