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Eagle Boat - EagleReg. 1916 No. SY 33013.7ft keelMast and lug sail1.1 ton 2man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald (am Mannion), Valasay Reg. closed 03-06-1957 39806
Fiery Cross Fiery Cross SY594 was owned and skippered by Donald Maclennan out of Valtos. Two masts, lugs and jib; fishing lines. 6 tons, 26' keel, crew of seven. The registration SY594 was re-assigned in 1906 to the Mabel Scott,... 37946
North Star Boat- North StarRegistered 1975 No. Sy 20648ft KeelDiesel engine23.25 Ton4 Man crewFishing with trawl and creels Owner/Skipper - Norman Angus Macdonald (Puss) 14 Kirkibost 14020
Unity The Unity was a large fishing boat of around 80 feet in length, belong to Gravir. 11043
HMS Alder HMS Alder, a 500-ton vessel, was built in 1929 and taken over by the Admiralty in 1939. She was grounded and sank near Grangemouth (Scotland) on 22 October 1941. 20295
HMS Birdlip HMS Birdlip was built by Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Hull, England) and commissioned in 1941 She was sunk by a U-boat on 14 June 1944 off Freetown, Sierra Leone. 20296
Oracle The Oracle was a Royal Navy anti-submarine yacht used in the Second World War. It was destroyed by fire off Birkenhead, England, on January 29, 1944. 20299
Halcyon Boat - HalcyonReg. 1920 No. SY 15217.3ft keelMast and lug sail4.86 ton 7 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Smith, BragarBuilder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh), Kirkibost Reg. closed 20-09-1930; not... 39830
Servia The Servia SY532 was owned by Alexander Maclean and Donald Buchanan and skippered by Malcolm Mackay out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 12 ton; 33' keel; crew of seven. 38297
Genesis Boat - GenesisRegistered 1988 No. Sy 5818ft Keel1.78 Ton1 man crewCreels and nets Owner/Skipper - Calum Macaulay, 6 Kirkibost 13851
Ceres Ceres SY816 was owned and skippered by Donald Smith out of Valtos. One mast and lug; fishing lines. 3 ton, 15' keel, crew of four. 37965
Daisy Boat - DaisyRegistered 1915 No. Sy 26112ft KeelMast and Lug sail1.21 Ton3 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald (Dol)11 KirkibostBuilt in Finston, Orkney New owner- 05/11/1935 John Macdonald (... 13889
Reaip The Reaip was owned and skippered by Malcolm Macdonald. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 12ft, 4 oars, fished with lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22089
Mary Jane Boat - Mary JaneReg. 1869 No. 93215.5ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton4 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/skipper Donald Macdonald (Domhnall Ban), Crulivig Reg. closed 04-03-1871; unfit 39673
King of Borva Boat - King of Borva*Reg. 1888 No. SY 38835ft keel2 masts, foresail, jib and jigger15 ton 7 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner - Malcolm Macdoanld (Calum Ruadh), Thule, TobsonSkipper - John Macdonald (Seonaidh Barabal... 39761
Isabella Boat - IsabellaReg. 1874 No. SY 64215.5keelMast and lug sail2 ton 4 man crewCreel fishing Owner /skipper - Malcolm Macaulay* (Calum Dhomhnaill), Valasay Reg. closed 05-11-1879; boat broken up * Malcolm was the... 39812
James Malcolm Ferguson (1765-) son of Fergus Ferguson and Marion Montgomery, Keose was a fisherman with the "James" of Stornoway in 1795. 29156
MV Ben Hann The M.V. Ben Hann was a coastal tanker owned by the National Benzole Company Ltd. She sailed from Fort William on 10th November 1941 bound for Bowling but was never seen again. The boat was officially recorded as... 75446
Ina The Ina SY125 was owned by Ken Smith and skippered by Malcolm Matheson (1884) and John Mackay, Crowlista (1891) out of Crowlista. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 12 ton, 29' keel; crew of eight. 38279
Delight A small fishing boat belonging to Gravir. A Kelvin Poppet engine around 60 HP was fitted in Point. 11044
Malcolm Macdonald Boat - Malcolm MacdonaldReg. 1869 No SY 99415ft KeelMast and sail3 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skippers - Angus and John Macdonald (Aonghas a Phriosonaich and brother) Tobson Reg. closed 15-02-1875 39780
Sea Belle Boat - Sea BelleReg. 1869 No. SY 89115ft keelMast and sailLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - Angus Macaulay (Aonghas neill Chrothair), Croir 39655
Star of Hope This boat originally belonged to Lord Leverhulme before being bought by a Ness man. She was too big to berth at their quay so she was sold to Finlay Smith, eventually ending up in Calbost. She caught fire and sank 17... 49589
HMS Worcestershire HMS Worcestershire was originally a passenger ship, but was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser in 1939. The Worcestershire was damaged by a U-boat on 3rd April 1941. It survived,... 23359
City of Rome City of Rome SY616 (with a 30' keel) was evidently registered in 1898 to R Mackenzie, Gravir. She was laer owned by Donald Morrison, 44 Gravir. 48069
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
Pilot The Pilot was owned by Colin Mackenzie and skippered by Colin Mackenzie. She was an 11 ton boat with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sails and fished using drift nets, crewed by 5 men. 22052
HMS Rawalpindi HMS Rawalpindi started life as an ocean liner, built by Harland and Wolf in Belfast in 1925. She was requisitioned and converted by the Admiralty in 1939 to an armed merchant cruiser. She was sunk by the Scharnhorst and... 52158
Atlanta Boat - AtlantaReg. 1955 No. SY 2713ft keelAulilliary motor and oarsCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald (Domhnall a Mhainnion), Valasay (Tobson) 39800
Pioneer Pioneer SY252 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Donald Macaulay out of Islivig in Uig. Two masts and lugs; lines and nets. 8 tons, 23' keel, crew of eight. 37929

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