Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

Crinan Canal

Crinan Canal, The, cutting through the peninsula of Kintyre, Argyllshire, and connecting Loch Fyne with the Sound of Jura, was made in 1793-1801. It is nine miles in length, has fifteen lochs, and is navigable by vessels of 200 tons burden. Ardrishaig is situated at its E. entrance, and Port Crinan, with its lighthouse, stands at the other extremity.