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Favourite Boat - FavouriteReg. 1873 No. SY 152315ft keelMast, lug sail and oars3 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper - Duncan Maclennan, Bosta Reg. Closed 1879 39591
Ann Percival Registered 1869 No - Sy 924 17ft KeelMast and sail3 Ton6 Man crew Line fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Smith, (an Gobha) Reg. Closed 31/12/1875 3426
Neptune Boat - NeptuneReg. 1869 No. SY 117126ft keel2 masts and lug sails8 ton8 man crewLine fishing Owner - Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper - John Mackenzie, CroirReg. closed February 1878, boat broken up 39642
Annie Boat - AnnieRegistered 1946 No. Sy 66114ft KeelSail and auxiliary motor2.31 Ton3 man crew Joint owners/Skippers - Hector Macaulay (Eachainn Phiri) and DZ Macaulay 12 Kirkibost. Reg. Closed 1962 14009
Safeguard The 'Safeguard', a wooden motor drifter, caught fire in the Minch on 25 June 1934. She was skippered by Murdo Macleod, 26 Cromore and was finally sunk by the 'Nellie Gardner', 8 miles south-west of Stornoway. 49576
Victory The Victory SY267 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Donald Mackay; it is not recorded where she fished from. 2 masts; decked. 12 ton; 27' keel, crew of eight. The registration SY267 was previously... 38285
Mary Ann Boat - Mary AnnRegistered - 1893 No. Sy 103016ft KeelMast and Lug sail - decked scaff4 Ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper Angus Maclennan (Maighstear) 3 KirkibostBuilder John Maclennan (Scodaidh) 8... Yes 13802
Treen Boat - TreenReg. 1946 No. SY 6640.7 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Maciver (Iain Dhomhnaill an Taillear) 3 Breaclete Reg. closed 1959 37865
Sally The Sally was owned and skippered by Donald Mackinnon. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 13ft, fished using lines and nets, had 2 oars and crewed by 2 men. 22077
Nellies This vessel, a lugger with a cargo of ballast, was run down by the 'Ann Cook' and sunk at anchor in Ullapool Bay in 1905. 51850
Ann More (Gravir) A decked herring boat valued at 180, the Ann More was swept off the beach at Gravir in the November Gale of 1881 and lost. 12408
Star of the West Boat - Star of the WestReg. 1869 No. SY 92224ft keel2 masts and lug sail6 ton8 man crewLine fishing Owner/skipper John Macdonald ('an Domhnallach), Caolas, CroirReg. transferred 26-04-1869 to son NeilReg. closed 26-04-... 39661
Delta Dawn 2 Boat - Delta Dawn 2Registered 1990 No. Sy 305 Sold to brother George Lorne Macaulay, 15 Kirkibost and renamed "Amethyst" 14028
Kitty Ann The Kitty Ann SY1690 was owned by Hector Matheson and skippered by Malcolm Macdonald out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; lines and creels. 7 ton; 30' keel; crew of eight. 38267
Scotch Lass 34ft keel Ketch rig with Kelvin diesel 66 15.3 ton 4 man crew Line fishing, nets and creels Original owner / Skipper - George Clark In 1953, George Clark of Bernera commissioned a new 40 foot lobster boat from the... Yes 39838
Jane The Jane was owned in 1870 by David Macleod with Alexander Morrison as skipper. In 1874 she was owned and skippered by Alexander Morrison. She was a 15 ton boat with a keel length of 36.5 ft, 3 masts, 1 lug sail and... 22096
Left Hand The Left Hand was owned by Roderick Macaulay and skippered by Roderick Macaulay. She was a 1 ton boat with a keel length of 10ft and fished using lines and nets and 2 oars, crewed by 2 men. 22059
Aid SY925 23.5ft Keel2 Masts and Lug Sails7 Ton6 Man crew Line fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Smith (an Gobha), Earshader Reg. Closed - 31/12/1875 3427
Lord Byron Boat - Lord ByronReg. 1869 No. SY 92118ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton6 man cewLine fishing Owner/skipper - Norman Macdonald (Tormod Dholligan), Tobson Reg. closed 30-06-1871; boat used for seaweed and peats 39769
Maggie The Maggie SY1568 was owned by Hector Matheson and skippered by John Macaulay out of Valtos. Evidently she was bought from Murdo Maclean, merchant of Valtos, and was fishing in Breasclete in 1873. 2 masts and lugsails... 38249
SS Vine Branch Originally the SS Imperialist, built in Sunderland in 1898, the ship was soon renamed the SS Clan Shaw. On its sale to the Nautilus Steam Shipping Company, it was renamed the SS Vine Branch.  On 6th April 1917, en route... 46745
Mia Cara Boat - Mia CaraRegistered 1933 No. Sy 48414ft KeelMast and Lug sail.92 Ton3 man crewFishing with creels Owner/Skipper/Builder - Donald Maclennan (Domhnall a Mhaighstear) 3 Kirkibost01/03/1947 Renamed "Friends" and had... 13803
Victory Boat- VictoryReg. 1870 No. SY 130716ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper - Angus Macdonald (Aonghas Ban), BreacleteReg closed 20-02-1891 37866
Mary Ann The Mary Ann SY807 was owned and skippered by Donald Maclean out of Mangersta. One mast and lugsail; lines and creels. 2.5 tons, 14' keel, crew of four. 37954
Bella Ann Boat - Bella AnnRegistered 1898 No. Sy 120016.5 KeelMast and Lug sail6 Ton6 Man crewLine fishing Owner/Builder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh) 8 KirkibostSkipper - Neil Macdonald (Niall an Tobha), Tobson Reg. Closed on 03/... 13878
Duncan Dorroch The Duncan Dorroch SY518 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Angus Macdonald out of Crowlista. Two masts and lugs; fishing lines. 7 tons, 25' keel, crew of eight. 37917
Delta Dawn 3 Boat - Delta Dawn 3Registered 1993 No. Sy 78840ft Keel195 Cummings diesel engine, Vivier tank, Net and pot hauler, Radar, Echo sounder, Plotter, VHF Radio3-4 Man crew Owner -Neil James Macaulay, 15 KirkibostSkipper-... 14029
Night Champion Boat - Night ChampionReg. 1953 No. SY 451Sail and auxiliary motor5.53 ton 4 man crewLine fishing, nets and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald (Domhnall Tochaidh), Tobson Reg. closed 1964 39788
Mary The Mary SY254 was owned and skippered by Donald Macaulay out of Islivig. One mast and lugsail; fishing lines. 1.5 tons; 15' keel, crew of four. 37936
Hawk Boat - HawkReg 1869 No. SY 121023ft keel2 masts and lug sails8 ton8 man crew Owner -Kenneth Smith, fish curer StornowaySkipper - Angus Macarthur (Aonghas Mhicartair), Bosta Reg. cancelled 27-11-1875; unfit for fishing 39593

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