Dagalien and Daggri - Yell Sound ferries :: Shared Description

Dagalien and Daggri are sister ships which ferry passengers across Yell Sound from Booth of Toft on Mainland, Shetland to Ulsta on Yell.
They were both built in Gdansk in Poland, and entered service in 2004 and have the identical dimensions: Length: 65.36m; Breadth: 13.8m; Draught 3.8m; Gross Weight 1861 tonnes.
They can each carry 95* passengers, 31 cars and 4 trucks with a crew of 4 or 5.
*(May be as many as 144 if extra passengers stay in their cars I think)
Dagalien replaced the Hendra, while Daggri replaced the Bigga.
by Rob Farrow
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7 images use this description:

HU4376 : Dagalien - Yell Ferry, Booth of Toft by Rob Farrow
HU4376 : 'Daggri' at Toft by Stephen McKay
HU4376 : Yell Ferry 'Daggri' Unloading at Toft by David Dixon
HU4578 : Dagalien passing Bigga by David Dixon
HU4679 : MV Dagalien at Ulsta by David Dixon
HU4676 : Daggri passes Samphrey by Rob Farrow
HU4679 : Landing on Yell by David Dixon


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Created: Wed, 16 Nov 2011, Updated: Fri, 4 Mar 2016

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