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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 Orama Launched for the Orient Line on 25th June 1911, HMS 'Orama' was built by John Brown & Co., Clydebank. She made her maiden voyage on 10th November 1911 from London to Brisbane, via Suez, and remained on this service... 48895
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
Primrose The 'Primrose' of Cromore was destroyed by fire one mile east of Cromore on 9 June 1938. 51840
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
HMS Hector HMS Hector was built by Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering, Greenock and was a passenger ship of Hector of the Alfred Holt & Co, Liverpool. It was was requisitioned by the Admiralty on 27 August 1939 and... 58550
Aurora Fishing boat crewed by John Smith, 19a Cromore. 49585
Ottowa Boat - OttowaReg. 1901 No. SY 23816ft keelMast and lug sail - decked3.5 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Maciver (Iain 'an Rhuaidh), TobsonTransferred 1911 to Angus Macdonald (Snaggan),... 39794
Jessie The Jessie SY1580 was owned and skippered by John Macaulay out of Brenish. From 1877 the skipper was John Morrison. 1 mast and lugsail; lines and creels. 4 ton; 16.5' keel; crew of four. 38257
Defiance Boat - DefianceReg. 1869 No. SY 121516ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Kenneth Smith, Fish Curer, StornowaySkipper - Donald Macaulay, Bosta Last entry 1875 39828
SS Furnessia The Furnessia was launched on October 19, 1880 for the Barrow Steamship Company. She made her maiden voyage on February 17, 1881 from Glasgow-Ireland-New Yark and her final voyage on August 12, 1911. 28470
Proceed I Proceed SY553 was registered in 1930 to Angus Finlayson, Calbost. 42 ton, 66' keel. 46074
Arab The Arab SY814 (the smaller of two Arabs sailing out of Valtos) was owned and skippered by John Buchanan. One mast and lugsail; fishing lines. e tons, 14' keel, crew of four. 37962
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
Mabel Scott Boat - Mabel ScottRegistered 1906 No. Sy 59428ft Keel2 Masts, Lug sail and Jib10.6 Ton6 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner- Neil Maclennan (Niall Alastair), 10 KirkibostSkipper - Norman Maclennan (Tormod Alastair)... 13886
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

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