The former Stornoway ferry for Caledonian MacBrayne, now serving as the Oban to Castlebay Barra vessel since March 2016, approaches Castlebay, May 2017.
About to depart Ullapool for Stornaway, Lewis
During the upgrade of the Ullapool linkspan the Isle of Lewis operated services between Stornoway and Uig. This picture was taken from the MV Hebrides as we awaited the Isle of Lewis to vacate the berth. Ferguson Shipping's Jodie Anne can also be seen arriving.
The Stornoway ferry undertaking berthing trials at Harris main ferry terminal during a special tour of the CalMac network to determine her long term future.Originally the Isle of Lewis called at Uig Lochmaddy and Tarbert for trials in July 1995 during her delivery voyage to Ullapool and Stornoway from Ferguson Shipbuilders of Port Glasgow on the Clyde where she had been built. This photo therefore was from her second ever call at Tarbert.
Leaving Stornoway for Ullapool whilst covering for the Loch Seaforth.
A rare sight Isle of Lewis arrives into Liverpool for her annual overhaul.
Isle of Lewis on trials at Ardrossan Harbour.hebrides.
CalMacs Stornoway ferry berthed stern-in at the North Uist capital on 3 April 2015. She was brought to operate a special 1700 sailing from Uig to Lochmaddy to assist the Islay ferry Finlaggan - relieving the Uig triangle route for the Hebrides, herself on relief duties for other fleet members - which was overbooked.This is the Isle of Lewiss first visits to Lochmaddy since 19 April and 31 May 1998, when she carried out two special army charters for the Ministry of Defence - during both visits, s
CalMacs Stornoway ferry berthed bow-in at Uig, Skye on 3 April 2015. She was brought to operate a special 1700 sailing from Uig to Lochmaddy to assist the Islay ferry Finlaggan - relieving the Uig triangle route for the Hebrides, herself on relief duties for other fleet members - which was overbooked.On 27 July 1995 - whilst on her way to Ullapool and Stornoway on her delivery voyage from her builders prior to replacing the Suilven on the Stornoway route - the Isle of Lewis called at Uig, Lochma
Leaving Stornoway for Ullapool in rough conditions.
Isle of Lewis at temporary landing srage in Stornoway harbour
The bright red funnel of Isle of Lewis while she is alongside in James Watt dock.
In the James Watt dock Greenock for annual maintenance.
Photo taken from the top of, Birkenhead Priory.
Berthed in Stornoway, having just returned from Greenock, where she was drydocked for repairs to her starboard shaft seal tube, which failed on 4 October, and left her out of service for over a week. The Uig ferry Hebrides took her place for that week.
Technical issues with her starboard propeller shaft seal tube , emergency repairs