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Aurora The Aurora SY1583 was owned and skippered by Donald Macaulay out of Islivig. 1 mast and lugsail; lines and creels. 4 ton; 16.5' keel; crew of four. 38262
Lookout The Lookout was owned and skippered by Roderick Mackenzie. She was a 14 ton boat with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sail, fished using drift nets and crewed by 5 men. 22091
Mizpah Boat - MizpahRegistered 1914 No. Sy 3616.7ft KeelMast and Lug sail3.6 Ton4 man crewLine fishing, nets and creels Owner/Skipper - Murdo Maclennan (Murchadh Scodaidh) 8 KirkibostBuilder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh), 8... Yes 13854
Challenge Boat - ChallengeReg. 1869 No. SY 101225ft keel2 masts and lug sails8 ton8 man crewLine fishing Owner Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper George Macaulay (Seoras Mor), Croir Boat sold July 1879 46005
Telegraph The Telegraph SY853 was owned and skippered by Murdo Maciver out of Valtos. One mast and lugsail; lines and creels. One ton; 14' keel, crew of five. 37968
Mary Boat - MaryReg. 1870 No. SY 124714ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crew Owner/skipper - John Macaulay ('an Ban), Bostareg. closed 03-11-1871; boat for sale 39601
Eclipse Boat - EclipseReg. 1869 No. SY 99924.5 ft keel3 masts, lug sail and jib7 ton8 man crewLine fishing Owner Kenneth Smith- fish curer, StornowaySkipper - John Macaulay, Bosta. Boat still fishing in 1879 39588
Arivruach Ferry An account of the origins of the Arivruach Ferry by JM Macleod, Balallan Donald Macrae, Headmaster of Balallan School (1887-1889) testified before the Napier Commission (1883) on behalf of the crofters of Airidhbhruaich... 39764
Valtos The Valtos SY20 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Norman Maclean out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 12 ton, 33' keel, crew of eight. 38281
Mary Boat - MaryReg. 1869 No. SY 90216ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - George and Neil Macaulay (Seoras & Niall Chrothair), Croir Reg. transferred 17-04-1875 to brother John... 39639
Hopewell Murdo Ferguson (1780-) son of Fergus Ferguson and Marion Montgomery, Keose was a fisherman with the "Hopewell" of Stornoway in 1795. 29159
ss Caledonia SS Caledonia - passenger cargo vessel built by Tod & McGregor, Glasgow and launched on 29 October 1863. 23333
Queen Boat - QueenReg. 1869 No.SY 99715ft keelMast and sail2.5 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - George Macleod (athair Calum Sheorais) BreacleteReg. closed February 1872; boat sold 37861
Stork The Stork was owned and skippered by John Montgomery. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft, 1 mast and lug sail, fished using lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22073
TSS Cameronia The tss Cameronia, not to be confused with the SS Cameronia which was torpedoed in 1917, acted as a transatlantic service from Glasgow to points of destination. 42481
Pilot The Pilot SY866 was owned and skippered by Murdo Macleod out of Geshader. One mast and lugsail; lines and nets. One ton, 14' keel; crew of four. 37987
HMS Grafton HMS Grafton was a destroyer of the G class. She was torpedoed by the German submarine U-62 on 29 May 1940 while returning from Dunkirk fully loaded with troops, the explosions breaking her back and blowing off her stern... 23097
Cailleach Oidhche Cailleach Oidhche SY325 was registered to Finlay Smith, Cromore in 1938. 49591
Astronaut Boat - AstronautRegistered 1970 No. Sy 8038.4ft KeelDiesel motor, winch and trawl21.13 Ton4 Man crewCreel fishing and trawls Owner/Skipper -Neil John Macaulay (Niall Iain Chlapper) 2 KirkibostBuilt - J and N Millar, St... Yes 13800
Ocean Queen Boat - Ocean QueenReg. 1869 No. SY 90615ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing Owner/skipper - Malcolm Macdonald (Calum Aonghais)Reg closed 29-04-1873. Boat old and useless, unfit for fishing. 39834
Mary Ann Boat - Mary AnnReg. 1938 No. SY 42712ft keelOars0.61ton 2 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - John Mackenzie (Iain Dhomhnaill a Phiobair), HackleteOutboard fitted 1945 Reg. closed 1948 39709
Gothia The Gothia was a Swedish Steamer that was topedoed off Rockall in January 1942 and sank almost immediately. She had a crew of 23 and 2 lifeboats. Three crew members were killed on impact - nine presumed lost as they... 65618
Puffin Boat - PuffinRegistered 1944 No Sy 4411.2ft KeelSail and oarsLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald John Maclennan (Domhnall Scodaidh) 8 Kirkibost Reg. Closed 1957 13855
Lara The Lara was owned by Malcolm Macdonald and skippered by Malcolm Macdonald. She was an 11 ton boat with a keel length of 34.5ft, 2 masts and lug sails and fished using drift nets, crewed by 5 men. The registration SY267... 22055
Peggy Boat - PeggyNo. - Sy 928 15.5ft KeelMast and Lug sail3 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Murdo Smith (Murchadh Mhoireach) Earshader Reg. Closed 1872 3423
Progress Boat - ProgressReg. 1869 No. SY 93314ft keelOars2 ton4 man crewFishing with nets Owner/skipper - John Macnaughton, Crulivig Reg. closed 23-09-1871 39677
Lark Boat - LarkReg. 1869 No. SY 99514ft keelMast and sail2.5 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - Murdo Macaulay (Murchadh Mhurchaidh Camhlaidh), Tobson reg. cancelled January 1881; unfit for fishing 39765
SS Marburn The SS Marburn was originally the SS Tunisian, built for the Allan Line, and launched in 1900. In 1907 the Tunisian was chartered to Canadian Pacific, and taken over by the company ten years later. In 1922 the ship was... 60583
Rhoda Boat - RhodaReg.1923 No. SY 11825ft keelMast and lug sail6.5 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Macleod (Calum Sheorais), Breaclete01-03-1934 motor engine fitted - 13/15 Kelvin poppet -... 37862
Lilly Boat - Lillyreg. 1869 no. SY 69024ft keel2 masts and lug sail8 ton8 man crewLine fishing Owner - Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper - Neil Macdonald (Niall Aonghais/Niall Neill an Tobha), Tobson 39231

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