IX is the latest in a long line of Northern Lighthouse Board vessels named
was a wooden sloop, 49ft x 18ft x 8ft, owned by the Board from 17999 until
IX, built by Ferguson Shipbuilders Ltd, Port Glasgow. was launched
in 1993. She is 80 metres x 14 metres x 4 meters, with a 200
sq metre buoy working dock and a helicopter deck. She weighs 1986
tons and is normally based at Oban.
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