NM8530 : Tortoise beats the hare

near to Oban, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Tortoise beats the hare
Tortoise beats the hare
The much smaller and slower CalMac "Eigg" on a service from Lismore beats the "Isle of Mull" in a race into Oban bay.
Ships of Caledonian MacBrayne Limited :: NM8431
Caledonian MacBrayne Limited (CalMac) was formed in 1973 following the merger of the Caledonian Steam Packet Limited and David MacBrayne Limited. Ownership passed to the Secretary of State for Scotland in 1990 and is now vested with the Scottish Government.
CalMac operate passenger and vehicle ferries along the Clyde Coast and too (and between) the Outer Hebrides, Skye, Rassay and the Small Isles, the Inner Hebrides and the Southern Hebrides. Information on the company’s services may be found: LinkExternal link
This Shared Description covers any vessels owned or operated by CalMac since 1973. It may also include any vessels in service with other owners or operators after disposal by CalMac.
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2011
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 14 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8542 3003 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:24.8153N 5:28.8068W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8547 2975
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