GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

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GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

Post by Deepol » Tue May 01, 2012 1:35 pm

The legendary Arran ferry described at the time as a "Block of Flats" which enjoyed a long career on CSP, MacBrayne/ CalMac routes in Scotland before meeting a sad end in the Red Sea.
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GlenSannoxImpression.jpg
Artist's impression of the new ferry
GlenSannoxLaunch-AilsaTroon.jpg
Launch at Troon 30 April 1957
GlenSannoxLaunch-AilsaTroon30April.jpg
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Re: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

Post by Deepol » Tue May 01, 2012 1:38 pm

Some more of her.
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GlenSannox-plaque.jpg
Presentation plaque
GlenSannox-FirstDay.jpg
First day in service June 29th 1957.
GlenSannoxPoster 005-3.jpg
The poster for her entry into service
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Re: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

Post by Deepol » Tue May 01, 2012 1:45 pm

Later years.
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GlenSannox-ErskineJuly1978.jpg
Cruising days from Glasgow- umbrellas to the fore on the Car/ Sun Deck aft....
PrinceIvanhoe-GlenSannox-Rothesay29May81.jpg
At Rothesay with Prince Ivanhoe in 1981 shortly before the latter's tragic loss.
GlenSannox4_Knooz.JPG
The beginning of the end. Conversion to Egyptian ferry KNOOZ.
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Re: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

Post by Deepol » Mon May 14, 2012 12:15 pm

I found the photos I received from the gentleman who was trying to salvage her about 5 or so years ago. I don't think anything ever came of the efforts unfortunately.
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A diagram of her position at the time
5189Image_026_.jpg
Her sunken state
5189Image_191_.jpg
A look aft
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Re: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

Post by Deepol » Mon May 14, 2012 12:18 pm

After and before
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GlenSannoxDeck-5April75--018.jpg
In April 1975.
GlenSannox-trials.jpg
The beginning-trials
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Re: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

Post by Dennis Maccoy » Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:39 pm

Heading upriver on 1 May 1971.
Glen Sannox, 1 May 1971 _1.jpg
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Re: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

Post by Dennis Maccoy » Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:03 pm

Off Gourock on 5 February 1972.
Glen Sannox, 5 February 1972_1.jpg
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Re: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

Post by Dennis Maccoy » Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:32 pm

Arriving at Largs on 29 July 1979.
Glen Sannox, 29 July 1979A_1.jpg
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Re: GLEN SANNOX 1957 Ailsa Troon

Post by Dennis Maccoy » Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:09 pm

In the haze in Brodick Bay on 28 July 1980.
Glen Sannox, 28 July 1980_1.jpg
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