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Title Description Imagessort descending Id
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HMT Lochiel HMT Lochiel was a naval trawler which was either torpedoed or struck a mine and sank in the North Sea on 24 July 1918. 104722
SS Marloch SS Marloch, known until 1921 as RMS Victorian, was a Canadian Pacific Line steamship, built in 1904 in Belfast. She carried hundreds of emigrants from Glasgow to Quebec in June 1924. 104723
HMD Laurel Crown The Laurel Crown, a Royal Navy drifter, was mined on 22nd June 1916. 104736
HMS Clan MacNaughton The HMS Clan MacNaughton was sunk in a storm on 3rd February 1915. 104742
CY 229 Welcome Home The Welcome Home was owned by Angus MacKillop of 13 Borve. 104891
HMS Wyvern HMS Wyvern, also spelled HMS Wivern, was launched at the Isle of Wight in 1919. Following its early service, the destroyer was in reserve for a number of years, being recommissioned in 1939. In May 1940, the Wyvern's... 105152
HMS Newmarket HMS Newmarket was a 833 ton steamer built in 1907 by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Hull for the Great Eastern Railway Company, Harwich. She was requisitioned by the Royal Navy for use as a minesweeper... 105251
Iolaire Originally named the Iolanthe, a luxury yacht built in 1881 in Leith, it was subsequently re-named the Amalthaea, Mione and then, requisitioned by the Admiralty during the Great War, as HM Yacht Iolaire. At New Year... 1059
RMS Carmania RMS Carmania was an ocean liner belonging to the Cunard line. At the beginning of the First World War, she was converted to an armed merchant cruiser. In September 1914, she engaged with and sank the German vessel SMS ... 107318
HMS Anson HMS Anson was a King George V-class battleship of the Royal Navy, named after Admiral George Anson. She was built by Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Shipyard and launched on 24 February 1940, being completed on 22... 107405
HMS Tiercel HMS Tiercel was a Royal Navy Armed yacht built by Henry Robb Ltd (Leith) in 1913 and laid up in 1945.     107413
Breadalbane The Breadalbane was a Free Church ship that was used during John Morison's tour of the central belt of Scotland. The tour aimed to find funds to ensure that Manish Church in Harris would be completed without outstanding... 107502
SS Mongolian The SS Mongolian was a steamship of the Allan Line, built in Glasgow in 1890. Over the next two decades or so it regularly carried passengers across the Atlantic. During the First World War it was requisitioned for use... 107674
Michael-E SS Michael E was a 7,628 GRT cargo ship that was built in 1941. She was sunk by a German submarine on the 2nd June 1941 on her maiden voyage.     108237
MV Empire Gem The MV Empire Gem was a 8,139 ton British motor tanker, built in 1941 by Harland and Wolf Ltd. Glasgow. She was owned by British Tanker Co. Ltd. London. On 24 January 1942, she was on route from Port Arthur in Texas to... 108510
SS Oakcrest The SS Oakcrest was built in 1929, she was owned by the Crest Line of London. She was a 5,407 ton merchant ship. The Oakcrest was known as the Korana until 1940; her official ship number is 1171313. While in convoy OB,... 110063
HMS Carinthia HMS Carinthia was an Armed Merchant Cruiser; she was sunk by a torpedo on the 6th of June 1940. More information can be found here: http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/338.html 110215
Handy The Handy SY555 was a beautiful boat which was skippered by Berri, 27 Gravir. She was taken over by the Navy during the War and was used as a harbour service boat, on the mainland. The owners were paid for the use of... 11037
Coral The Coral SY482 was clinker-built and smaller than the traditional Zulu. She came originally from the East coast of Scotland, possibly from Lossiemouth, and was registered in Stornoway in 1938 by Calum Macmillan, 23... 11039
Mary Jane Mary Jane This boat had the distinction of every crew member (other than the skipper) being called Ivor. Crew Neil Macleod, Niall Iomhair, 37 Gravir.Ivor Macleod, Iomhair Dhomhnaill.Ivor Macleod, Louis, 37 Gravir.Ivor... 11040
White Clover White Clover SY128 Owned by Donald Campbell, 13 Gravir, from 1930 -1940. She was sold in Peterhead in the early 40's. CrewDonald Campbell, 13 Gravir, (Domhnall Ruairidh).Donald Matheson, 27 Gravir, (Domhnall Dhomhnaill... 11041
Daisy Daisy SY24 was registered in 1953 by Murdo Matheson. This was a much larger boat than most in Gravir, with a 60' keel and overall length of 70' to 80'. She was owned by Malcolm Matheson Calum an Mhurchaid, 13 Gravir.... 11042
HMS Stronghold HMS Stronghold  was a Royal Naval Destroyer, built at Scotts of Greenock for the Admiralty. She was sunk at the Battle of the Java Sea on 2 March 1942. 110425
Unity The Unity was a large fishing boat of around 80 feet in length, belong to Gravir. 11043
Delight A small fishing boat belonging to Gravir. A Kelvin Poppet engine around 60 HP was fitted in Point. 11044
MV Richmond Castle The Richmond Castle was a 7,798 ton motor merchant ship launched in 1939. While traveling, from Buenos Aires to Avonmounth, the ship was attacked and sunk by U-176 on the fourth of August 1942. More detailed information... 110958
HMS Quail The HMS Quail was launched on the 1st June 1942, her motto was 'I will be prompt at a signal'. She was damaged by a mine off Bali on the 15th November 1943. She sank under tow on the 18th May 1944. Further information... 111293
SS Windsor Hall SS WIndsor Hall, built by W. Doxford & Sons Ltd. Sunderland in 1910 and owned at the time of her loss by Hansen Bros. Ltd. London. On 17 January 1918, she was on a naval support operation on a voyage from Karachi to... 111507
HMY Zarefah Originally built as the Maretanza V for Sir John Denison-Pender. In 1914, she was hired by the Royal Navy and equipped for minesweeping duties The HMY Zarefah struck a mine, on the 8th May 1917, and sank in the North... 111572

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