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Flying Fish

Flying Fish

Boat - Flying Fish
Registered 1888

No. - Sy 363
38.4ft Keel
2 Masts, Lugger rig, Foresail, Mizzen and Jib
21 Ton
6 Man crew
Line fishing

Skipper - Norman Macdonald (Mackenzie) 25 Kirkibost
Shareholders-16 Shares to secure 135 plus 3.5% interest. Mortgage to Fishery Board. Mortgage discharged 23/12/1898:
Norman Macdonald - 25 Kirkibost
Murdo Macdonald (Mackay) 25 Kirkibost
John Macaulay (Iain Sheorais) 4 Hacklete
Norman Macaulay, Hacklete
Kenneth Martin, 2 Hacklete
Owner 20/01/1892 - Murdo Maclean, Stornoway, Bill of sale 24/06/1901
Skipper - George Graham, Back

Built by Wm Gardiner, Cullen, Banffshire. (Ballast from Banff on the shore at 25 Kirkibost, visible as different coloured stones)

Flying Fish had the largest recorded catch of Ling -1000
This boat went to Ballachullish for slates for 25 Kirkibost. These slates are now on the Church of Scotland, Bernera.

31/12/1910 Sold to Alex Campbell and John Macdonald, Plockropool, Harris for 70


Title: Flying Fish
Record Type: Boats
Type: Small Fishing Boat
Date of Registration: 1888
Registration: SY363
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 14060