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Swiftsure

Swiftsure

Boat Swiftsure*
Reg. 1892

No. SY 976
22ft keel
Mast and lug sail
5 ton
5 man crew
Line fishing and creels

Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Macdonald (Tochaidh), Hacklete

Reg. closed 1906; not fishing
Sold to Duncan Macrae (postmaster, Callanish ) and used to ferry mails to Bernera and Miavaig.
Sold to Carloway.
Fishing for herring in 1926

*This boat was built by William Macdonald, Stornoway (Kenny Frogan's father). It was built outside Tochaidh's house in Hacklete.

 

Title: Swiftsure
Record Type: Boats
Type: Small Fishing Boat
Date of Registration: 1892
Registration: SY 976
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 39723