"We Sail to the Scottish Islands"

Unofficial web page (© Iain Murray 1999 - last update 12th October 2005, some sub-pages may be newer)

Caledonian MacBrayne operate a fleet of car (and some passenger) ferries in the west of Scotland. The Company serves over 20 islands in the Clyde and Western Isles, together with some inter-island and 2 mainland-mainland services.

The Company, known informally as "CalMac", was formed in 1973 from the amalgamation of the Caledonian Steam Packet Company Ltd. (founded in 1889, and one of several Clyde steamer companies) and David MacBrayne Ltd. (founded in 1851, and the main provider of cargo and passenger services in the Western Isles).

Your host on the bridge of the Isle of Mull

Find out more about:

See also the official CalMac web site, which includes timetable information. This unofficial site pre-dates the official web site, and includes more information on the vessels (including former vessels).

Contact CalMac at:
           Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd., The Ferry Terminal, Gourock PA19 1QP, U.K.
           Phone:    +44 / 0 8705 650000 (General enquiries and reservations)
           Fax:         +44 / 0 1475 635235 
           e-mail:       reservations@calmac.co.uk or book ferries online

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