'By Chove,' said Para Handy, as he rolled down the pier at Kilchattan in Bute, 'Iss ma eyes no gettin' bad them days? Ah left the 'Vital Spark' ***** an' span an' tied up, an' look at her now...on top o' a pole!' 'Aye', said MacPhail, 'it's time they wass puttin' your eyes in a sling, richt enough,
Controversially built in Poland,BUTE is the latest edition to the Clyde ferry fleet of Caledonian MacBrayne and entered service on the Wemyss Bay-Rothesay service on 11th July 2005.
This was taken at Wemyss Bay as she arrived from Rothesay.