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Title Description Imagessort descending Id
Novar Boat - NovarReg. 1889 No. SY 66332 keel2 masts, 4 sails,jigger and jib10 ton 7 man crewLine fishing Owner - Malcolm Macdonald (Calum Ruadh), Thule, TobsonSkipper - Murdo Mackenzie (Murchadh Piobair), Tobson Reg. closed... 39792
Ottowa Boat - OttowaReg. 1901 No. SY 23816ft keelMast and lug sail - decked3.5 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Maciver (Iain 'an Rhuaidh), TobsonTransferred 1911 to Angus Macdonald (Snaggan),... 39794
Ottowa Boat - OttowaReg. 1869 No. SY 89925 ft keel2 masts and sail8 ton8 man crewLine fishing Skipper - John Maciver ('an Ruadh) Tobson 39796
Princess Royal Boat - Princess RoyalReg. 1869 No. SY 99315ft keelMast and lug sail2.5 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper Angus Macdonald (Aonghas Thormoid), Tobson Reg. closed 1875; boat broken up 39798
Atlanta Boat - AtlantaReg. 1955 No. SY 2713ft keelAulilliary motor and oarsCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald (Domhnall a Mhainnion), Valasay (Tobson) 39800
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
Diana Boat - DianaReg. 1903 No. SY 36416.3ft keelMast and lug sail4 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald (Domhnall Dhan), ValasayBuilder - Scodaidh, Kirkibost Reg. closed 24-10-1939 39804
Eagle Boat - EagleReg. 1916 No. SY 33013.7ft keelMast and lug sail1.1 ton 2man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald (am Mannion), Valasay Reg. closed 03-06-1957 39806
Forward Ho Boat - Forward HoReg. 1912 No. SY 38917ft keelMast and lug sail3.25 ton 3man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald, ValasayNew owner 28-01-1914 - Duncan Macphail, Shawbost Reg. closed 39808
Highland Mary Boat - Highland MaryReg. 1869 No. SY 90515ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper Angus Macaulay, Valasay (Aonghas Bhalasaigh) Reg. closed 30-06-1871; no longer used for fishing; now... 39810
Isabella Boat - IsabellaReg. 1874 No. SY 64215.5keelMast and lug sail2 ton 4 man crewCreel fishing Owner /skipper - Malcolm Macaulay* (Calum Dhomhnaill), Valasay Reg. closed 05-11-1879; boat broken up * Malcolm was the... 39812
Kiuka Boat - Kiuka*Reg. 1915 No. SY 21216.7ft keelMast and lug sail4.5 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald (Bodach Beag), ValasayBuilder - Scodaidh, Kirkibost Reg. closed 19-10-1943 *Kenneth... 39814
Lively Boat - LivelyReg. 1894 No. SY 104120.5ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton 4 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald (Tunce), Valasay Reg. Transferred 02-12-1897 to John Macdonald (Seonaidh Tosh), Tobson 39816
Daisy Boat - DaisyReg. 1948 No. SY 42012ft keel 0.55 ton 2 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper Norman Mcdonald (Tormod Choinnich), ValasayTransferred 1956 to Norman Macdonald (Bill), 8 Croir Reg. closed 1961 39818
Small Boat - SmallReg. 1938 No. SY 421Oars0.65 ton 2 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald (Tunce), Valasay 39820
Watchman Boat - WatchmanReg. 1875 No. SY 165915ft keelMast and lug sail8 ton 8 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald (Dan), Valasay Still fishing in 1881 when transferred from Stornoway register; no further... 39822
Girl Judy Boat - Girl JudyReg. 1993 No. SY 5718ft keelMariner 55HP engine; 25 knots; Mackay and Macleod 66lbs pot hauler; black and white sounderBuilt OrkneyOwner/Skipper - Robert Maclennan, 2 Hacklete 39824
Wild Wave Boat - Wild WaveReg. 1875 No. SY 168416ft keelMast and sail3 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper - John Macaulay Reg. closed 20-02-1891 39826
Defiance Boat - DefianceReg. 1869 No. SY 121516ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Kenneth Smith, Fish Curer, StornowaySkipper - Donald Macaulay, Bosta Last entry 1875 39828
Halcyon Boat - HalcyonReg. 1920 No. SY 15217.3ft keelMast and lug sail4.86 ton 7 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Smith, BragarBuilder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh), Kirkibost Reg. closed 20-09-1930; not... 39830
Ocean Queen Boat - Ocean QueenReg. 1869 No. SY 90615ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing Owner/skipper - Malcolm Macdonald (Calum Aonghais)Reg closed 29-04-1873. Boat old and useless, unfit for fishing. 39834
Planet Boat - PlanetReg. 1895 No. SY 87516.5ft keelMast and lug sail - open boat3 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner /Skipper - Donald Macaulay (Domhnall Mairi), KirkibostSold 19-03-1926 to Malcolm Macdonald (Calum a... 39836
White Heather Boat - White HeatherReg. 1947 No. SY 73112ft keelSail and oars0.52 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Angus Mackenzie (Six), West Earshader Reg. closed 1964 39840
HMS Duke of Albany The HMS "Duke of Albany" was built for the joint LYR/LNWR Fleetwood-Belfast service in 1907, the last of the classic Fleetwood Dukes. She was torpedoed East of Pentland Skerries on 25th August 1916. 40468
HMS Rutlandshire Built in 1936, HMS Rutlandshire was taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939. Displacement: 458 tons. She was sunk by German aircraft off Namsos, Norway on 20 April 1940. 40487
Priam A pirate vessel from the Isle of Man, captained by Peter Love, that was captured near Kirkibost by Neil Macleod during the time of his retreat on Berisay. According to local tales, the crew was betrayed to the... 40596
Mona's Isle (IV) A typical Denny turbine of the time, Onward was called up for service as a troop carrier during the First World War and whilst lying at Folkestone she caught fire and was scuttled. She was refurbished and renamed Mona'... 40802
ss Texas This was one of many immigrant ships sailing from the British Isles to North and South America. 41122
HMS Sarnia HMS Sarnia was an Armed Boarding Steamer (1,400 gross tons) which was sunk by a submarine in the Mediterranean on 12 September 1918. 41298
HMS Belmont The HMS Belmont, built by Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia, USA, was torpedoed south of Newfoundland on 31 Jan 1942. There were no survivors and all 138 crew members perished. 43236

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