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Pabbay Boat - PabbayRegistered 1904 No. Sy 52227.5ft Keel2 Masts, Foresail, Jigger and Jib12 Ton7 man crewLine fishing Owner - Murdo Morrison, BragarSkipper - Malcolm SmithSold in 1906 to Neil Maclennan (Niall Alastair) 10... 13885
Mary The Mary was owned and skippered by Angus Maclennan. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 13ft, 4 oars, fished using lines and oars and crewed by 4 men. 22085
Brothers This vessel (which was registered at Stornoway as SY19 in March 1869) belonged to John Smith of 6 Keose who was also its master. It was an 11 ton boat, measuring 34 1/2 feet in length, with two masts and 2 lug sails.... 8972
Christy This vessel (which was registered at Stornoway as SY900 in April 1871) belonged to John Smith of 6 Keose who was also its master. It was an 1 1/2 ton boat, measuring 14 feet in length, with one mast and 1 lug sail. Its... 8973
HMS Rutlandshire Built in 1936, HMS Rutlandshire was taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939. Displacement: 458 tons. She was sunk by German aircraft off Namsos, Norway on 20 April 1940. 40487
Lively Boat - LivelyReg. 1894 No. SY 104120.5ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton 4 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald (Tunce), Valasay Reg. Transferred 02-12-1897 to John Macdonald (Seonaidh Tosh), Tobson 39816
Small Boat - SmallReg. 1938 No. SY 421Oars0.65 ton 2 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald (Tunce), Valasay 39820
Rose The Rose (SY947) was owned and skippered by Hugh Mackay out of Carishader. Four oars; line fishing. 2 ton, 14' keel, crew of four. 37911
HMS Comorin The passenger ship Comorin of the P. & O. Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London was requisitioned by the Admiralty in September 1939 and converted to an armed merchant cruiser. On 6 April 1941 HMS Comorin, under Capt. J.... 57644
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 Ann Boat - Mary AnnReg. 1927 No. SY 39313ft keelMast and lug sail1.97 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Mackenzie (Domhnall Sheorais), HackleteNew owner 21-04-1937 Norman Maciver (Tormod Aonghais... 39705
Delight Boat - Delight*Reg. 1964 No. SY 14315.7ft keel1.04 ton 2 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Norman Maciver (Tormod Iain Thormoid), Heath House, Breaclete Reg. closed 1980 *This boat was originally a ship's lifeboat.... 39614
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
HMS Courageous HMS Courageous, a warship of the Royal Navy was sunk during the Second World War, killing more than 500 crew members. 52260
Duke of Wellington Boat - Duke of Wellington*Reg. 1890 No. SY 85118.5ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and creels First owner and builder - John Macarthur, CarlowaySold 1891 to Malcolm Macdonald (Calum Mhurchaidh... 39743
Cathleen Boat - CathleenReg. 1912 No. SY 38114ft keelMast and lug sail1.8 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner - John Maciver (Iain Chaluim an Taillear), HackleteSkipper - Malcolm Maciver (Calum an Taillear), HackleteChange... 39681
Cock of the North Boat - Cock of the NorthReg. 1869 No. SY 90715ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton3 man crewLine fishing Owner/skipper - Peter Macdonald, Breaclete (Padruig Aonghais Mhoir)Reg. closed 27-11-1878; not used for fishing. 37855
HMS Emphatic ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug: Laid Down at Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX. Delivered to the US Navy, 27 January 1944 ATR-96 never saw active service in the US Navy Transferred under the Lend-Lease Act (WW2) to the... 48946
HMS Welshman HMS Welshman was built by Hawthorn Leslie and launched on 4 September 1940. She served in the Mediterranean Fleet and supported Malta during the long seige as a supply vessel; her role is featured in the film The Malta... 8686
HMS Orion Built in 1932 by Vickers Armstrong at Devonport Dockyard, and commissioned in 1934, HMS Orion served in the Mediterranian Fleet during WW2. She was decommissioned in 1947 and scrapped in 1949. 8687
HMS Gloucester HMS Gloucester was built at the Devonport Dockyard (Plymouth, England) by Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering in 1937. She was commissioned in 1938 and served with the Mediterranean Fleet until she was bombed and... 8683
SS Empire Comet The SS Empire Comet (Greenock, 1941?, 6914 tons) sailed in convoy for Manchester under Capt HR Willis and with a crew of 35 from Halifax, Nova Scotia on 7 February 1942. She became detached from the convoy and was not... 8684
HMS Trouncer HMS Trouncer was built by Seattle-Tacoma in Seattle in 1943 and originally named USS Perdido. She was transferred to the Royal Navy in 1944 as an escort carrier. After the war she was returned to the US Navy and sold... 8688
Clyde The Clyde SY1009 was owned and skippered by Angus Macleod out of Geshader. One mast and lugsail; line fishing. 2.5 ton, 16' keel, crew of four. 37943
Gipsy The Gipsy SY554 (?) was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and initially skippered by Donald Macritchie out of Aird Uig. In 1875 it went to Breanish, owned by Donald Macleod and skippered by Angus Mackinnon. Two masts,... 37906
Mary Bell The Mary Bell was owned and skippered by John Martin. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft, 1 mast and lug sail and fished using lines and nets, crewed by 4 men. 22067
Khedive Ismail The Khedive Ismail was sunk off Kenya on the East African Coast on 12 February 1944 on route to Ceylon. 57660
White Heather Boat - White HeatherReg. 1947 No. SY 73112ft keelSail and oars0.52 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Angus Mackenzie (Six), West Earshader Reg. closed 1964 39840
HMT Crestflower HMT Crestflower came under attack by German aircraft and was lost in the English Channel on 19 July 1940. There is more information available online, including a website dedicated to the history of German U-boats, and... 20293
Look Alive Boat - Look AliveReg. 1934 No. SY 2014ft keelMast and lug sail3.10 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper/Builder - Malcolm Macdonald (Tochaidh), HackleteNew owner 1947 - Angus Macdonald (Aonghas Tochaidh... 39702

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