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Lady Matheson

Lady Matheson

The Lady Matheson SY516 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Murdo Maciver out of Kneep.

Two masts and lugs; fishing lines.

7 tons, 25' keel, crew of eight.

Lady Matheson herself was the wife of Sir James Matheson, proprietor of the Island from 1844, and on his death in 1878, the proprietress.

 

Title: Lady Matheson
Record Type: Boats
Type: Small Fishing Boat
Date of Registration: 1869
Registration: SY516
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 37923