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Nine-hour ordeal on damaged Tiree ferry

PASSENGERS got stuck on a CalMac ferry for nine hours after it was damaged trying to dock at Tiree’s harbour at Scarinish and it had to return to Oban.

The regular ferry MV Clansman was away for its annual overhaul and the route was being covered by the MV Hebridean Isles – but only briefly.

On Saturday February 24, the MV Hebridean Isles’ first day, there were high winds gusting up to 40mph from the south east and a heavy swell.

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