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HMS Dunvegan Castle In September 1939 the passenger ship Dunvegan Castle of the Union-Castle Mail SS Co Ltd, London was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser. She served at the South Atlantic Station... 23356
Dorking Spray Boat - Dorking SprayReg. 1943 No. SY 62813.5ft keelMast and sail Owner/Skipper - John Mcdonald (Mogadaidh), Croir Reg. closed - 1964 39633
Ottowa Boat - OttowaReg. 1869 No. SY 89925 ft keel2 masts and sail8 ton8 man crewLine fishing Skipper - John Maciver ('an Ruadh) Tobson 39796
Mona's Isle (IV) A typical Denny turbine of the time, Onward was called up for service as a troop carrier during the First World War and whilst lying at Folkestone she caught fire and was scuttled. She was refurbished and renamed Mona'... 40802
Jessie Boat - JessieReg.1894 No. SY 153828ft keel2 masts and sail; open boat7 ton 7 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald, Tobson Reg. Transferred 1897 to Malcolm Macdonald, TobsonSkipper - John Macleod 39759
Seal Seal SY858 was owned by Malcolm Mackay and skippered by Donald Mackay out of Valtos. Two masts and lugsails; lines and creels. 5 ton, 24' keel, crew of seven. 37981
Eilean Dubh Boat - Eilean DubhReg. 1976 No. SY 21321.5ft keelDeisel motor3.25 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Macleod (Calum Chaluim Hyder), Viewfield, Breaclete Reg. closed 1979 37856
Priam A pirate vessel from the Isle of Man, captained by Peter Love, that was captured near Kirkibost by Neil Macleod during the time of his retreat on Berisay. According to local tales, the crew was betrayed to the... 40596
HMS Puckeridge This vessel, built by JS White & Co, Cowes, UK was sunk by a German submarine on 6 September 1943. 60301
HMS Belmont The HMS Belmont, built by Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia, USA, was torpedoed south of Newfoundland on 31 Jan 1942. There were no survivors and all 138 crew members perished. 43236
Dolphin Boat - DolphinReg. 1872 No. SY 141228.3keel2 masts, lug sail and jib, 8 oars8 ton7 man crewLine fishing Owner - Andrew MackaySkipper - Norman Macaulay (Tormod Ban), Tobson Re-registered to Norman Macaulay, owner/... 39740
Ebenezer Ebenezer SY51 was registered in 1930 by Murdo Macleod, 21 Cromore. 42 ton, 63' keel. 49586
HMS Relonzo This vessel was mined and sunk off Liverpool in January 1941. 60306
Maid Boat - MaidReg. 1877 No. SY 123315ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton 4 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Norman Macdonald Reg. closed 1878 39778
Glencoe The Glencoe SY525 was owned by Kenneth Smith (curer, Stornoway) and skippered by William Maclennan out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 9 ton; 31.5' keel; crew of seven. 38295
Daisy Boat - DaisyReg. 1948 No. SY 42012ft keel 0.55 ton 2 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper Norman Mcdonald (Tormod Choinnich), ValasayTransferred 1956 to Norman Macdonald (Bill), 8 Croir Reg. closed 1961 39818
Proceed II Proceed II SY385 was registered by Angus Finlayson in 1936. 42 ton. 46075
Gannet The Gannet SY943 was owned and skippered by Kenneth Maclean out of Ungeshader. One mast and lugsail; lines and nets. 3 ton, 15' keel, crew of four. 37963
Golden Chance Boat - Golden ChanceRegistered 1964 No. SY 34834.5ft KeelDiesel motor, Hydraulic hauler14.36 Ton3 Man crew Owner/Skipper - Neil John Macaulay (Niall Iain Chlapper) 2 KirkibostBuilder - Drakie?, Tarbert, Argyll Sold in... 13799
Famous Boat - FamousRegistered 1945 No. Sy 48914.5ft KeelSail and auxiliary motor.29 Ton2 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper Neil Maclennan (Niall Alastair) 10 KirkibostReg. Closed 1950 13887
Lass o'Doon Lass o'Doon SY215 was owned (and skippered?) by John Macaulay in Crowlista. Two masts and lugs; drift nets. 10 tons, 35' keel; crew of five men and a boy. 37926
Kate The Kate was owned and skippered by John Maclennan. She was a 2 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft, 4 oars, fished with lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22087
Mary Ann Boat - Mary AnnRegistered 1895 No. Sy 108216.5ft KeelMast, Lug sail and Jib. Decked scaff4 Ton 4 man crew Owner/Skipper John Macaulay (Piridh)12 KirkibostBuilder John Maclennan (Scodaidh) 8 KirkibostReg. Closed 1938 14000
Sir Lancelot A composite clipper built by Robert Steele on the Clyde in 1865. 195ft long, 35ft beam carrying 35,000 square feet of sail. Her best day's run was 336 nautical miles in 24 hours. She often raced with "Cutty Sark" and... 19123
Grana The Grana was a French Schooner which was damaged by a storm off northern Iceland. The ship was salvaged by Icelandic fishermen and used to transport cargo, and was carrying salt fish when it was shipwrecked at... 8676
Tern Boat - TernRegistered 1893 No. Sy 78324ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Decked5 Ton5 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Donald Maclennan (Domhnall Dhonnchaidh) 26 KirkibostBuilder William Gardiner, BanffSold in 1902 to Angus... 14075
Highland Mary Boat - Highland MaryReg. 1869 No. SY 90515ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper Angus Macaulay, Valasay (Aonghas Bhalasaigh) Reg. closed 30-06-1871; no longer used for fishing; now... 39810
Maria Neil Macleod (1777-1858), son of Malcolm, Laxay was a fisherman aboard the "Maria" of Stornoway in 1793. 29117
Mary The Mary SY593 was owned and skippered by Hector Matheson out of Valtos. One mast and lug; fishing lines. Two tons, 14' keel, crew of four. 37894
HMS Hannibal A Royal Naval battleship of the Majestic class. Built in 1895, the 1st ofuard Ship, 9 of the largest battleship class. She served in the Channel Fleet reserve, the Home Fleet, as a Humber Guard ship, in Scapa Flow.... 45511

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