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Rosehaugh entering the harbour - 2003
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Rosehaugh entering the harbour - 2003

The Rosehaugh was the last Kessock ferry, superceded by the Kessock Bridge opened in 1982. Used here to transport cargo and personnel between rigs in the firth and Invergordon or Cromarty.

The ramps for cars at the fore and aft port side have been removed but otherwise it looks much the same.
Picture added on 30 April 2003
Comments:
When she was new she actually had 4 ramps, one at each corner.

Added by Ronald young on 25 January 2004
Yes, half of the accomodation was removed to allow for more cargo space and the wheelhouse has been extended.
Added by Ronald Young on 06 February 2004
No, this is definately the Rosehaugh. The Eilan Dubh can be seen on picture #329. The angle of this picture foreshortens her a bit, and I think, looking at the picture on the other site that some of the passenger accommodation has also been removed.
Added by Garve Scott-Lodge on 06 February 2004
Was this not the Eileandubh? Wasn't the Rosehaugh the bigger ferry? If you look on www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/corran/corranferry isn't that one the Rosehaugh?
Added by Wilma on 06 February 2004
I stand corrected. Also I think I need another pair of glasses!!
Added by Wilma on 07 February 2004
It sad to see the Rosehaugh look as she is now. We all loved the Rosehaugh here at South Kessock - many happy memories.
Added by Dell McClurg on 09 March 2009
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