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Peace and Plenty The Peace and Plenty was a ship that carried 59 emigrants from Lochbroom to the mainland in November of 1774. It's captain Charles Mackenzie had aboard one of the most famous emigrants of all: Alexander Mackenzie of... 111649
HMS Otway HMS Otway (built 1909) was an armed merchant cruiser which operated during the First World War. It was sunk, north of the Butt of Lewis, by UC 49 captained by Karl Petri on the 23rd of July 1917 with the loss of ten... 111685
SS Anhui The SS Anhui (built 1903) was sunk, on the 13th August 1918, by the German submarine U-27, while on route from Famagusta to Port Said. Four of the crew were killed in action. More information on her wreck site can be... 111903
HMS Broke HMS Broke was built by JS Whites, Cowes as was initially named Almirante Goñi and launched on the 25th May 1914. In August 1914 the ship was purchased by the Admiralty and re-named HMS Broke. She took part in the Battle... 111918
HMS Achates The HMS Achates was an A-class Destroyer, launched on the 4th October 1929. She sank on the 31st December 1942 in the Battle of Barents Sea. More information can be found on her Wikipedia page. 112155
HMS Silicia HMS Silicia was commissioned by the Admiralty in August 1939. She was launched on the 27th of November 1912. She was mined and sunk, off the Humber, on 8 May 1941. 112490
HMS Victory HMS Victory was launched in 1765.  In 1805 she was the flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar. In 1824 she became a harbour ship. From 1889 to 1904 she was fitted out as a Telegraphy School. During the First World War... 113469
HMS Thames HMS Thames was a Mersey-class protected cruiser built, for the Royal Navy, by the Pembroke Dockyard and launched in 1885. Initially serving as a port guard ship at Queenstown In 1903 she was converted into a submarine... 113543
HMS Princess Beatrix The HMS Princess Beatrix was a former Dutch ferry that had been fitted out as an assault landing ship. She was launched in March 1939. In 1946 the Princess Beatrix was returned to her original owners and operated as a... 113718
Admiral The Admiral was a boat belonging to John Macdonald, of 16 North Tolsta. One stormy Friday night; a north west gale was blowing at almost hurricane force and the night was pitch black; there was no Tiumpan Light at the... 114099
HMS Conqueror II HMS Conqueror II was launched on the 20th of February 1889. She was owned by Walter S Bailey of Hull. In 1891 she was sold to F W Vanderbilt, of New York. In 1913 she was sold to the Duke of Manchester, London. On the... 114119
HMS Empress of India The HMS Empress of India was launched on the 7th of May 1891. She was commissioned on the 11th of September 1893 as a Royal Sovereign Class pre-dreadnought battleship and initially served on the Channel Fleet. In 1897... 114357
HMS Galatea The HMS Galatea was an Arethusa-class light cruiser. She was built for the Royal Navy and launched on the 14th of May 1914. She was involved in the Battle of Jutland. She was sold for scrap on the 25th of October 1921.... 114690
HMS Motor Torpedo Boat (MTB 310) The HMS MTB 310 was a ELCO 77 Class boat built for the Royal Navy. It was launched on the 8th of September 1941. It was sunk by Italian aircraft bombs in Tobruk, Libya on the 14th Of September 1942.  More information... 114737
Fiery Cross (SY263) Fiery Cross, registration SY263, was skippered by Malcolm Munro of 28 Knock, Point. 114768
HMS Ben Lomond The HMS Ben Lomond was part of Operation Cauldron. 114901
SS Kenmare SS Kenmare was an Irish Coaster which sailed between the port of Cork, Fishguard, Dublin and Liverpool during the First World War. On 02. 03.1918, while en route from Liverpool to Cork, she was torpedoed by German U-... 116956
Nevada 2 The Nevada 2 was built by Bremer Vulkan-Vegesak and launched in 1918 as the Rovuma. She was originally a German ship but was handed over to France as part of the reparations following the Great War and had a long... 117072
HM Drifter Eddy HM Drifter Eddy was a British World War One vessel, built in Aberdeen and was assigned to sweep for mines in Malta during the Second World War. She sank after hitting a mine herself on 26.05.1942, when returning to... 119187
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
Margaret Boat - MargaretRegistered - 1886 No. - Sy 8818ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Open boat4 Ton6 Man crew Owner - John Macaulay (Iain Neill) 2 KirkibostSkipper - Donald Macaulay (Domhnall Neill) Reg. Closed - 16/12/1901. Not... 13795
Star Boat - StarRegistered 1890 No. Sy 85219.5 KeelMast and Lug sail4 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Macaulay (Iain Neill) 2 KirkibostBuilder - John Macarthur, Carloway. Reg. Closed 1945 13796
Swallow Boat - SwallowRegistered 1945 13ft KeelSail and oars1.1 Ton2 Man crew Owner/Skipper - Donald Macaulay (Domhnall Iain 'an Neill) 2 KirkibostNew owner 1947 - John Macaulay (Iain 'an Neill) 2 Kirkibost Reg closed 1960 13797
Golden Chance Boat - Golden ChanceRegistered 1964 No. SY 34834.5ft KeelDiesel motor, Hydraulic hauler14.36 Ton3 Man crew Owner/Skipper - Neil John Macaulay (Niall Iain Chlapper) 2 KirkibostBuilder - Drakie?, Tarbert, Argyll Sold in... 13799
Bosta Boat - BostaRegistered 1892 No. Sy 94822ft KeelMast and Lug sail6 Ton5 Man crewLine fishing Owner - John Macaulay, ValtosSkipper - Angus Maclennan (Maighstear) 3 KirkibostReg. Transferred 1898 to Angus Macdonald (Dowser... 13801
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
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
Exegesis Boat - ExegesisRegistered 1904 No. Sy 53519ft KeelMast and Lug sail5.8 Ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Donald Morrison (Danaidh) 4 Kirkibost, AgentSkipper - Malcolm Macinnes (Calum na Duine)20... 13805
Dux Boat - DuxRegistered 1938 No. Sy 41817ft KeelMast and Lug sail1.22 Ton2 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Morrison (Danaidh) 4 KirkibostNew owner 1947- Murdo Morrison, 4 Kirkibost Outboard fitted -... 13806
Sir Lancelot Boat - Sir LancelotRegistered 1963 No. Sy 32133.7ft KeelSail and diesel motor. Hydraulic hauler.9.6 Ton3 Man crew Owners;-Murdo Morrison(Murchadh Dhanaidh), 4 Kirkibost, Calum John Macinnes, 20 Kirkibost Sold in 1976 to... 13827

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