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Title Description Imagessort ascending Id
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 Commissioned in 1950 by George Clark as a purpose-built lobster fishing boat, built by J & G Forbes of Sandhaven, on the north east coast of Scotland. 30ft keel Ketch rig, foresail and mizzen 44 Kelvin diesel motor... 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 Registered 1949 Registration number: Sy 239 25.6ft keel Sail and auxiliary motor 4.45 ton Three man crew Line fishing and creels Owner: Crofter's Supply Agency, Edinburgh Skipper: Murdo Morrison, 4 Kirkibost... Yes 13810
Loch Roag Converted lifeboat. 25ft keel Sail and auxiliary motor 3.43 ton 3 man crew Line fishing and creels Owner - Crofter's Supply Agency, Edinburgh Skipper - Kenneth Macdonald The Loch Roag was purchased by the Crofter’s... Yes 13852
Mizpah Fishing boat Registered 1914 No. Sy 36 16.7ft Keel Mast and lug sail 3.6 ton 4 man crew Line fishing, nets and creels The Mizpah was built by John Maclennan of 8 Kirkibost, and owned firstly by John's son Murdo... Yes 13854
Star of the East 35ft keel 2 masts, lug sail, mizzen and jib 14.5 ton 6 man crew Line fishing and nets Owner/Builder - John Maclennan Skipper - Murdo Maclennan Reg closed on 15/07/1911. Change of owner.   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
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 34ft keel Ketch rig with Kelvin diesel 66 15.3 ton 4 man crew Line fishing, nets and creels Original owner / Skipper - George Clark In 1953, George Clark of Bernera commissioned a new 40 foot lobster boat from the... 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
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
HMS Invincible HMS Invincible was a British battlecruiser. She was built for the Royal Navy by Armstrong Whitworth and launched on 13th April 1907. She was sunk on 31st May 1916 during the Battle of Jutland; 1,026 crew were lost, only... 104693
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, known until 1921 as RMS Victorian, was a Canadian Pacific Line steamship, built in 1904 in Belfast. She carried hundreds of emigrants from Glasgow to Quebec in June 1924. 104723
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
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
HMS Tiercel HMS Tiercel was a Royal Navy Armed yacht built by Henry Robb Ltd (Leith) in 1913 and laid up in 1945.     107413
Breadalbane The Breadalbane was a Free Church ship that was used during John Morison's tour of the central belt of Scotland. The tour aimed to find funds to ensure that Manish Church in Harris would be completed without outstanding... 107502
SS Mongolian The SS Mongolian was a steamship of the Allan Line, built in Glasgow in 1890. Over the next two decades or so it regularly carried passengers across the Atlantic. During the First World War it was requisitioned for use... 107674
Michael-E SS Michael E was a 7,628 GRT cargo ship that was built in 1941. She was sunk by a German submarine on the 2nd June 1941 on her maiden voyage.     108237
MV Empire Gem The MV Empire Gem was a 8,139 ton British motor tanker, built in 1941 by Harland and Wolf Ltd. Glasgow. She was owned by British Tanker Co. Ltd. London. On 24 January 1942, she was on route from Port Arthur in Texas to... 108510
SS Oakcrest The SS Oakcrest was built in 1929, she was owned by the Crest Line of London. She was a 5,407 ton merchant ship. The Oakcrest was known as the Korana until 1940; her official ship number is 1171313. While in convoy OB,... 110063
HMS Stronghold HMS Stronghold  was a Royal Naval Destroyer, built at Scotts of Greenock for the Admiralty. She was sunk at the Battle of the Java Sea on 2 March 1942. 110425

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