Catriona (pronounced either phonetically or similar to "Katrina") is a feminine given name in the English language . It is an Anglicisation of Caitríona and Catrìona, which are mutual to both the Irish and Scottish Gaelic languages respectively. Alternative albeit less common spellings include Caitrìona in Scottish Gaelic , and Catríona in Irish . All are Goidelic forms of the English Katherine , which is possibly derived from an earlier Greek name, meaning "pure".

Catriona Le May Doan took her place in the Canadian Olympic history books at Salt Lake City 2002 where she became the first Canadian athlete to successfully defend an Olympic gold medal in an individual event.

Le May Doan had been a double medallist four years earlier at Nagano 1998, winning 500m gold in Olympic record time to share the podium with silver medallist teammate Susan Auch. Le May Doan then added a bronze medal in the 1000m and was given the honour of carrying the Canadian flag at the Closing Ceremony.

Le May Doan was the world’s dominant female sprinter of the 1997-98 season. In November 1997 she became the first woman to break the 38-second barrier in the 500m, skating it in 37.90 seconds in Calgary. She lowered the mark five more times over the next four years, eventually setting the record at 37.22 seconds in December 2001, which stood until March 2007. At the 1998 World Single Distances Championships, she won gold in the 500m and silver in the 1000m. She was also crowned World Sprint Champion and was the overall World Cup champion in the 500m and 1000m.

Catriona (pronounced either phonetically or similar to "Katrina") is a feminine given name in the English language . It is an Anglicisation of Caitríona and Catrìona, which are mutual to both the Irish and Scottish Gaelic languages respectively. Alternative albeit less common spellings include Caitrìona in Scottish Gaelic , and Catríona in Irish . All are Goidelic forms of the English Katherine , which is possibly derived from an earlier Greek name, meaning "pure".

Catriona (pronounced either phonetically or similar to "Katrina") is a feminine given name in the English language . It is an Anglicisation of Caitríona and Catrìona, which are mutual to both the Irish and Scottish Gaelic languages respectively. Alternative albeit less common spellings include Caitrìona in Scottish Gaelic , and Catríona in Irish . All are Goidelic forms of the English Katherine , which is possibly derived from an earlier Greek name, meaning "pure".

Catriona Le May Doan took her place in the Canadian Olympic history books at Salt Lake City 2002 where she became the first Canadian athlete to successfully defend an Olympic gold medal in an individual event.

Le May Doan had been a double medallist four years earlier at Nagano 1998, winning 500m gold in Olympic record time to share the podium with silver medallist teammate Susan Auch. Le May Doan then added a bronze medal in the 1000m and was given the honour of carrying the Canadian flag at the Closing Ceremony.

Le May Doan was the world’s dominant female sprinter of the 1997-98 season. In November 1997 she became the first woman to break the 38-second barrier in the 500m, skating it in 37.90 seconds in Calgary. She lowered the mark five more times over the next four years, eventually setting the record at 37.22 seconds in December 2001, which stood until March 2007. At the 1998 World Single Distances Championships, she won gold in the 500m and silver in the 1000m. She was also crowned World Sprint Champion and was the overall World Cup champion in the 500m and 1000m.

MV Catriona was delivered 6 weeks ahead of schedule. MV Catriona was handed over to CalMac Ferries Ltd by Ferguson Marine Engineering Ltd on 20 September 2016.

“We are very pleased with the quality of Catriona and that Ferguson Marine delivered the vessel early.
“What a fantastic result for a yard that was closed two years ago.
“We are building another two vessels here in Fergusons and we already see the productivity and efficiency gains the new shipbuilding techniques and facility is providing.”

CMAL’s MV CATRIONA was awarded ‘ Electric & Hybrid Propulsion System of the Year’ at a ceremony that honoured the world’s finest engineers, innovations and products in the electric and hybrid marine arena.

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