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Boat - Ottowa
Reg. 1901

No. SY 238
16ft keel
Mast and lug sail - decked
3.5 ton
3 man crew
Line fishing and creels

Owner/Skipper - John Maciver (Iain 'an Rhuaidh), Tobson
Transferred 1911 to Angus Macdonald (Snaggan), Tobson
Transferred 1919 to Norman Macdonald (Negro), Kirkibost
Transferred 1921 to Malcolm Maciver, Dun Carloway

Reg. closed 1923; unit for sea

In 1910 the Ottowa went on a rock in Caolas Minig, off Pabbay; her keel was broken. The owner John Maciver sadly lost his life but the others on board, his brother Angus and Alexander "Sanag" Macdonald, made it to a rock at Pabbay in a place called Rubha na h-Eughadh. They called out from there and were heard in Valtos. The people of Valtos claimed that shouting had been heard from there long ago.


Title: Ottowa
Record Type: Boats
Type: Small Fishing Boat
Date of Registration: 1901
Registration: SY 238
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 39794