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Mia Cara

Mia Cara

Boat - Mia Cara
Registered 1933

No. Sy 484
14ft Keel
Mast and Lug sail
.92 Ton
3 man crew
Fishing with creels

Owner/Skipper/Builder - Donald Maclennan (Domhnall a Mhaighstear) 3 Kirkibost
01/03/1947 Renamed "Friends" and had outboard motor fitted.

The wood in the boat came from the "Mabel Scott" aka "Clogs"

Fitting an outboard motor to boats, during and after WW2, had to be recorded in order to qualify for petrol allowance (fuel being rationed). Tax on petrol could be reclaimed through Custom House.


Title: Mia Cara
Record Type: Boats
Also Known As: Friends
Type: Small Fishing Boat
Date of Registration: 1933
Registration: SY484
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 13803