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Crinan Canal

Description of Crinan Canal: This 9 mile canal with 15 locks crosses the north end of the Kintyre Peninsula and runs from Ardrishaig to Crinan, a distance of about 132 miles by sea.

History of Crinan Canal: Authorised by an act of 1793 and opened in 1801 but not completely finished until 1809
For more details see the History page.

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Crinan Canal: Length 88 foot, beam 20 foot. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

 

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