Four major cruise ships visit Oban

Captain Carl Smith and Rick Dobson exchange gifts.

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Oban was visited by no fewer than four cruise ships over the past two weeks.

First to call at the town was the Azamara Pursuit with more than 750
passengers on board along with a crew of 380.

Its captain, Carl Smith, was presented with an engraved quaich by the Port of Oban Cruise Group. Oban’s deputy harbourmaster, Rick Dobson, was presented with a commemorative plaque which will be displayed in the new harbour building on North Pier.

One of Oban’s new walking tour guides, Nan McLachlan, also visited the ship handing out maps and information to the cruise passengers.

This week saw the Astor, Hebridean Sky and Star Breeze all arrive on Wednesday.