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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
Osprey Boat - OspreyNo. - Sy 927 14ftMast and Lug sail2 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Smith( Domhnall an Gobha) Earshader Reg. Closed February 1872 3428
Orion Boat - OrionReg. 1871 No. SY 138916ft keelMast, lug sail and oars2 ton6 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper - John Mackenzie (Iain Thormoid), Croir Reg. Closed 1878 39644
Ambassador Boat - AmbassadorReg. 1896 No. SY 1111 16.5ft keelMast and lug sail - decked5 ton 5 man crewLine fishing Owner /Skipper - Norman Macdonald (am Pam), TobsonBuilder - ScodaidhReg. Transferred 1900 to John Macleod, South... 39732
North Star Boat - North StarReg. 1874 No. SY 164924ft keel2 masts and lug sail8 ton 8 man crewLine fishing Owner/skipper John Gillies ('an Ghiollais), Bosta Reg. closed 1875 39607
Kilravock Castle This boat was skippered by John Kennedy, 4 Cromore. 49578
Morning Star The Morning Star SY276 was owned by John Macaulay (possibly a fish curer in Uig) and skippered by Allan Morrison out of Valtos. Three masts; decked. 10 ton; 31.5' keel, crew of seven. George Macleod, Bernera, reckoned... 38287
Bellann Boat - BellannRegistered 1903 No. SY 41616.3ft KeelMast and Lug sail3.36 Ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Donald Morrison(Danaidh), 4 Kirkibost AgentSkipper - Norman Smith (Tormod Challum Rhuaidh)18... 13804
Vine Boat - VineReg. 1920 No. SY 16014ft keelMast and lug sail1.8 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner /Skipper - Angus Maciver (Aonghas Fhionnlaigh), Breaclete Reg. closed 21-12-1933; not fishing NB This boat... 37867
Star The Star was owned and skippered by Neil Macleod. She was a 2.5 ton boat with a keel length of 16ft, 1 mast and 1 lug sail, fished using lines and nets, crewed by 4 men. 22079
Watchican Boat - WatchicanReg. 1869 No. SY 92326ft keel2 masts and lug sails8 ton8 man crewLine fishing Owner/skipper - John Macdonald ('an Domhnallach) Caolas, CroirReg. transferred to son NeilReg. closed 07-07-1874 39663
Commodore Boat - CommodoreReg. 1870 No. SY 122016ft keelMast and sail3 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Malcolm Mackenzie * (Calum a Phiobair) Croir1870 - boat sold to Angus Macdonald when owner emigrated to USA1874... 39626
Daisy Boat - DaisyReg. 1938 No. SY 42012ft keelMast and lug sail0.5 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner /Skipper - Norman Macdonald (Tormod Choinnich), Valasay Reg. closed 1948 39802
Alabama The Alabama SY1715 was owned by Angus and Donald Maclennan and skippered by Donald Maclennan out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; lines and creels. 8 ton; 30' keel; crew of seven. 38269
Frigate Frigate SY1010 was owned and skippered by Kenneth Macdonald out of Geshader. One mast and lugsail; line fishing. 2.5 ton, 16' keel, crew of four. 37937
HMT Arctic Hunter The HMT Arctic Hunter, originally the fishing trawler Capel H17, was built in Hull and requisitioned by the Admiralty in 1939 in order to serve as a minesweeper. Following the Second World War, on returning to trawling... 66776
Brothers Boat - BrothersRegistered 1874 Sy 99614.5 ft keelMast and Lug sail2.5 Ton3 Man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Smith (Calum Ruadh) Bosta then 18 Kirkibost 14086
MV Empire Mordred The Empire Mordred was a steam cargo ship built in Glasgow. On 7th February 1943, the vessel was sunk by a mine west of Gibraltar.  More information can be found on these websites, one dedicated to the history of German... 60373
Morning Star The Morning Star SY583 was owned by John Macaulay and skippered by Malcolm Morrison out of Valtos. 2 masts and lug sails; decked. 10 ton, 30.5' keel, crew of eight. George Macleod, Bernera, suggests this may be the... 38301
HMS Vivacious HMS Vivacious was launched by Yarrow Shipbuilders Scotstoun in 1917, and commissioned in the same year. During the Dunkirk evacuation she made five trips to the beaches. She was reconstructed as a Long Range Escort... 60336
Margaret The Margaret was owned by Donald Mackenzie and skippered by Donald Mackenzie. She was a 12 ton vessel with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sails and fished using drift nets and was crewed by 5 men. She was re-... 22042
Seagull Boat - SeagullReg. 1897 No. SY 473 16.5ft keelMast and lug sail - open boat4 ton 4 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Norman Maciver, Breaclete NB. Reg. Date above is when boat was broken up; no original date given 37868
Arab Arab SY812 was owned by Neil Jamieson and skippered by Malcolm Mackay out of Valtos. Two masts and lugs; drift nets. 12 tons; 38' keel; crew of five. 37956
Craggam Boat - CraggamRegistered - 1891 No. - Sy 92117ft KeelMast and Lug sail3 Ton3 Man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald 17 KirkibostReg. Closed - 1892 14030
Handy Boat - HandyReg. 1944 No. SY 33512ft keelSail and outboard0.80 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Murdo Macdonald (Murchadh an Tobha), Thule House Reg. closed 1960 39752
Silver Spray Boat - Silver SprayReg. 1941 No. SY 49012ft keelSail and oars0.78ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - George Maciver (Seoras Chaluim an Taillear) Reg. closed 1944 39715
Peggy (Balallan) The Peggy was owned by Donald Mackinnon and skippered by Donald Mackinnon. She was a 1 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft and fished using lines and nets and 2 oars, crewed by 4 men. 22061
Maggie The Maggie SY854 was owned and skippered by Malcolm Morrison out of Kneep. One mast and lugsail; lines and creels. 2 ton; 15' keel, crew of four. 37975
Eliza The Eliza SY1115 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Norman Macleod out of Brenish. Two masts and lugs; line fishing. 7 ton, 25.5' keel; crew of seven. 38000
Lark Boat - Larkreg 1869 No. SY 90815ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - Donald Macaulay (Domhnall Mairi), Bosta Reg. closed 17-10-1878; unfit for fishing 39595

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