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HMS Duke of Albany The HMS "Duke of Albany" was built for the joint LYR/LNWR Fleetwood-Belfast service in 1907, the last of the classic Fleetwood Dukes. She was torpedoed East of Pentland Skerries on 25th August 1916. 40468
Diligent Boat - DiligentReg. 1869 No.SY 100715ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper Norman Macdonald (Tormod Mor), BostaReg. closed November 1873; boat old and unfit for fishing. 39586
Mary Boat - MaryReg. 1875 No. SY 167016ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner /Skipper - George Macaulay (Seoras Neill), Croir Reg. closed 1879 39637
Jennie Boat - JennieReg. 1948 No. SY 81814ft keelAuxilliary motor0.85 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Norman Macleod (Tormod Dhomhnaill Anna), 5 Lundale 39725
Jane The Jane SY1503 was owned by Murdo Maclean and skippered by Murdo Maclennan out of Valtos. She was re-registered in 1880 to Kenneth Macdonald (owner/skipper), evidently still out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; 8 oars... 38242
Kiuka Boat - Kiuka*Reg. 1915 No. SY 21216.7ft keelMast and lug sail4.5 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald (Bodach Beag), ValasayBuilder - Scodaidh, Kirkibost Reg. closed 19-10-1943 *Kenneth... 39814
Ann The Ann SY535 was owned and skippered by Alexander Macdonald out of Crowlista. Four oars; fishing lines. Two tons; 15' keel; crew of five. In 1904 SY535 was given to the Exegesis, sailing out of Kirkibost. 37910
Exegesis Boat - ExegesisRegistered 1904 No. Sy 53519ft KeelMast and Lug sail5.8 Ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Donald Morrison (Danaidh) 4 Kirkibost, AgentSkipper - Malcolm Macinnes (Calum na Duine)20... 13805
HM Motor Launch 327 HM Motor Launch 327 (ML-327) was one of a series of small military vessels used by the Royal Navy in the latter part of the First World War to defend the British coast from attack by German submarines. 77829
Highland Maid The Highland Maid SY589 was owned by Murdo Maclean and skippered by Angus Buchanan out of Valtos. Two masts and lugs; drift nets. 6 tons, 25' keel; crew of seven. 37897
Lewis Castle The Lewis Castle SY595 was owned and skippered by Maurice Maclennan out of Valtos. One mast and lugsail; fishing lines. Two tons, 14' keel, crew of four. 37948
Clansman The 'Clansman', a wooden lugger with a cargo of ballast, foundered about 7 miles south of Stornoway lighthouse on 27 February, 1907. This article appeared in the Highland News on 22 June 1907 Body found on Shiants, June... 51845
Hankow Boat - HankowReg. 1921 No. SY 315ft keelMast and lug sail3.39 ton 3 man crewFishing with nets and creels Owner/Skipper - John Macdonald (Iain Thormoid Aonghais), TobsonBuilder - Donald Macaulay(Domhnall Dhomhnaill Mairi... 39754
Roe The Roe SY1355 was owned by Alexander Macaulay and skippered by Murdo Macaulay out of Islivig. 1 mast and lugsail, 4 oars, creels. 3 ton, 18' keel, crew of four. 38173
Home Rule Boat - Home RuleReg. 1890 No. SY 87223ft keelMast and sail; decked boat; ZuluLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald, Breaclete 39619
HMS Lapwing This vessel, built by Scotts Shipbuilding, Greenock, Scotland was torpedoed and sunk off Northern Russia on 20 March 1945. 60296
Mary Ann Boat - Mary AnnReg. 1947 No. SY 73312.5ft keelAuxilliary motor0.82 ton 2 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - John Mackenzie (Iain Dhomhnaill a Phiobair), 5 Hacklete Reg. closed 1955 39707
Claymore The Claymore SY533 was owned by John Buchanan, merchant in Valtos, and skippered by Angus Macdonald out of Crowlista. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 33.5' keel; crew of eight. 38299
Puritan The Puritan was a Danish motor smack, registered in Thorshavn, wrecked off the island of Hermetray in November 1920, whilst carrying a cargo of salt from Fleetwood to the Faroe Islands. From a crew of eight there were... 77667
Star of the West Boat - Star of the WestRegistered 1891 No. Sy 91118ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Open boat4 Ton5 man crew and 1 boyLine fishing Owner/Skipper John Maclennan (Balachan) 8 KirkibostBuilder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh) 8... 13853
Chirsty Ann Boat - Chirsty AnnReg. 1905 No. SY 60916.3 keelMast and lug sail2.5 ton 3 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Norman Macaulay (Tormod Ban), LundaleBuilder - John Macaulay (Saor Bhreanais) Reg. closed 38614
Anne The Anne SY817 was owned and skippered by Donald Mackay out of Valtos. One mast and lug; lines and creels. 3 ton, 14.5' keel; crew of four. 37967
Merganteer Boat - MerganteerReg. 1948 No. SY 83015ft keelSail and auxilliary motor0.96 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Kenneth Macleod (Coinneach Allaidh), 1 Crulivig Reg. closed 1953 39675
Peggy Boat - Peggyreg. 1869 No. SY 90415.5ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper Norman Macdonald (Tormod og), Breaclete 37860
HMS Harrow An armed merchant vessel which was sunk off Whitby in September 1917. 40172
Liberty (Balallan) The Liberty was owned by James Matheson and mastered by Murdo Macleod. She was a 12 ton boat, had 2 masts and lug sails with a keel length of 35.5ft and was crewed by five men who fished using drift nets. In 1871 she... 22035
Flying Fish Boat - Flying FishRegistered 1888 No. - Sy 36338.4ft Keel2 Masts, Lugger rig, Foresail, Mizzen and Jib21 Ton6 Man crewLine fishing Skipper - Norman Macdonald (Mackenzie) 25 KirkibostShareholders-16 Shares to secure 135... 14060
Honour Bright A large herring motor fishing boat. 22425
Kingfisher 2 Boat - Kingfisher 2Reg. Sept 1991 No. SY 56Length 38ft Gardner 6LxB; 150 HP; Hydro - slave, 1 ton console hauler; Spencer Carton net hauler; 8 ton vivier tank; aft wheel house and accommodation; navigation aids 2 man... 39694
Monarch of the Tide Boat - Monarch of the TideReg. 1895 No. SY 109317.4ft keelMast, foresail and jib;decked scaff4 ton5 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Mackenzie (Calum Piobair), TobsonBuilder Scodaidh, 8 Kirkibost;... 39782

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