March 1, 2012 Leave a Comment
The 57 foot long ferry Glenachulish went aground on Loch Carron near North Strome, Scotland. The ferry ran onto the rocks near the slipway. The crew was quickly able to refloat the vessel and return to port. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released. The Glenachulish has been running between North and South Strome after a road closure in December 2011.
The Glenachulish was built in 1969 at Troon with the capcity to carry six vehicles. It has operated as the Glenelg ferry across to Kylerhea narrows. Ther ferry is also the last operating turntable ferry in Scotland.
More about the ferry at skyeferry.co.uk