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Title Description Imagessort ascending Id
Roselea The Roselea The 'Roselea' was owned by the MacInnes brothers (Balaich Fhionnlaigh) and was still working up to 1953. The boat came to Gravir from Lochboisdale and cost 300. It is thought that the 'Roselea' was built... Yes 11031
Reliant Boat - ReliantRegistered 1960 No. Sy 20836.6ft KeelKetch rig, 2 Masts, diesel motor17.26 Ton3 Man crewCreel fishing Owners; - D Z Macaulay, 1 Kirkibost John Macaulay,1 then 13 Kirkibost Donald Angus Macinnes(Dolly na... Yes 13794
Mairi Dhonn Boat - Mairi DhonnRegistered 1950 No. Sy 36030ft KeelKetch rig, Foresail and Mizzen44 Kelvin diesel motor7.79 Ton3 Man crew Owner - George Clark (founder of Clark's shoes), Clydebank.Skipper - Donald Macaulay (Domhnall... Yes 13798
Astronaut Boat - AstronautRegistered 1970 No. Sy 8038.4ft KeelDiesel motor, winch and trawl21.13 Ton4 Man crewCreel fishing and trawls Owner/Skipper -Neil John Macaulay (Niall Iain Chlapper) 2 KirkibostBuilt - J and N Millar, St... Yes 13800
Mary Ann Boat - Mary AnnRegistered - 1893 No. Sy 103016ft KeelMast and Lug sail - decked scaff4 Ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper Angus Maclennan (Maighstear) 3 KirkibostBuilder John Maclennan (Scodaidh) 8... Yes 13802
Perseverance Boat - PerseveranceRegistered 1949 No. Sy 23925.6ft KeelSail and auxiliary motor4.45 Ton3 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Crofter's Supply Agency, EdinburghSkipper - Murdo Morrison, 4 Kirkibost Reg. Transferred... Yes 13810
Loch Roag Boat - Loch RoagRegistered 1949 No. Sy 6025ft KeelSail and auxiliary motor3.43 Ton3 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Crofter's Supply Agency, EdinburghSkipper - Kenneth Macdonald (Coinneach Dochart) 7 Kirkibost... Yes 13852
Mizpah Boat - MizpahRegistered 1914 No. Sy 3616.7ft KeelMast and Lug sail3.6 Ton4 man crewLine fishing, nets and creels Owner/Skipper - Murdo Maclennan (Murchadh Scodaidh) 8 KirkibostBuilder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh), 8... Yes 13854
Star of the East Boat - Star of the EastRegistered 1911 No. Sy 31535ft Keel2 Masts, Lug sail, Mizzen and Jib14.5 Ton6 Man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/Builder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh), 8 KirkibostSkipper - Murdo Maclennan (... Yes 13882
Glenrosa John Alex Mackenzie, Haulage Contractor, Laxay had the contract for gritting the roads at one time. The Glenrosa was a puffer boat which was responsible for transporting the road salt and would sail into Loch Erisort... Yes 22646
HMS Hermes HMS Hermes was refitted in 1913 to act as the first experimental seaplane carrier of the British Navy. She was converted back into a cruiser and commissioned in May 1913 and was in service at the outbreak of the First... Yes 24322
SS Athenia Athenia was built by Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering, Glasgow and was launched in January 1922. She made her maiden voyage for an Anchor-Donaldson/Cunard joint service on 21 April 1923 from Glasgow and Liverpool... Yes 38051
Mary Boat - MaryReg. 1947 No. SY 74312ft keelSail and oars1.56 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Macdonald (Seonaidh Mhorghan), West Earshader Reg. closed 1959 Yes 39832
Scotch Lass Boat - Scotch LassReg. 1953 No. SY 59734ft keelKetch rig with Kelvin diesel 6615.3 ton4 man crewLine fishing, nets and creels Owner/Skipper - George Clark Sold 1955 Article that appeared in Fishing Boats (a news-letter... Yes 39838
HMS Laurentic On the outbreak of the Great War (World War 1) in 1914, the White Star liner RMS Laurentic was requisitioned by the Admiralty as an armed merchant cruiser. On 25th January 1917 she struck by two mines laid by the German... Yes 40480
Tern The Tern, SY687, was crewed by Donald and his father John Macleod, 2 Kershader, and Donald John Mackay, 3 Kershader, in the district of Pairc. Yes 41197
Columbine Columbine SY180 was registered in 1930 to John Macleod, 24 Cromore. 15 ton/57' keel. Yes 49367
Mary This fishing boat, SY150, was well known in Gravir in the early years of the 20th century. She was called the 'Mary' and, because of the slender shape, she was appropriately referred to in the village as 'Mairi-Chaol'.... Yes 633
HMS Titania HMS Titania was originally built as a merchant ship of 5250 tons (initially intended for the Austrians) and launched March 1915 by the Clyde Shipbuilding Company at Glasgow. She was commandeered by the Admiralty and... Yes 8974
Sealark 104692
HMT Lochiel HMT Lochiel was a naval trawler which was either torpedoed or struck a mine and sank in the North Sea on 24 July 1918. 104722
SS Marloch SS Marloch was a Canadian Pacific Line steamship, built in 1904 in Belfast. She carried hundreds of emigrants from Glasgow to Quebec in June 1924. 104723
HMD Laurel Crown The Laurel Crown, a Royal Navy drifter, was mined on 22nd June 1916. 104736
HMS Clan MacNaughton The HMS Clan MacNaughton was sunk in a storm on 3rd February 1915. 104742
CY 229 Welcome Home The Welcome Home was owned by Angus MacKillop of 13 Borve. 104891
HMS Wyvern HMS Wyvern, also spelled HMS Wivern, was launched at the Isle of Wight in 1919. Following its early service, the destroyer was in reserve for a number of years, being recommissioned in 1939. In May 1940, the Wyvern's... 105152
HMS Newmarket HMS Newmarket was a 833 ton steamer built in 1907 by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Hull for the Great Eastern Railway Company, Harwich. She was requisitioned by the Royal Navy for use as a minesweeper... 105251
Iolaire Originally named the Iolanthe, a luxury yacht built in 1881 in Leith, it was subsequently re-named the Amalthaea, Mione and then, requisitioned by the Admiralty during the Great War, as HM Yacht Iolaire. At New Year... 1059
RMS Carmania RMS Carmania was an ocean liner belonging to the Cunard line. At the beginning of the First World War, she was converted to an armed merchant cruiser. In September 1914, she engaged with and sank the German vessel SMS ... 107318
HMS Anson HMS Anson was a King George V-class battleship of the Royal Navy, named after Admiral George Anson. She was built by Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Shipyard and launched on 24 February 1940, being completed on 22... 107405

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