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Title Description Imagessort descending Id
Mormina Boat - MorminaRegistered 1973 No.Sy 13832.4ft overall lengthDiesel engineCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Finlay Macdonald (Fionnlagh Thormoid Dhol) 23 KirkibostBuilt in Orkney 1987, New owner- F Mackinnon, Portnalong,... 14035
Flying Fish Boat - Flying FishRegistered 1888 No. - Sy 36338.4ft Keel2 Masts, Lugger rig, Foresail, Mizzen and Jib21 Ton6 Man crewLine fishing Skipper - Norman Macdonald (Mackenzie) 25 KirkibostShareholders-16 Shares to secure 135... 14060
Seagull Boat - SeagullRegistered 1948 12.5ft Keel.80 Ton2 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald (Domhnall Mhickenzie) 25 Kirkibost 14070
Tern Boat - TernRegistered 1893 No. Sy 78324ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Decked5 Ton5 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Donald Maclennan (Domhnall Dhonnchaidh) 26 KirkibostBuilder William Gardiner, BanffSold in 1902 to Angus... 14075
Bosta Boat - BostaRegistered 1897 No. Sy 117116ft KeelMast and lug sail3.75 Ton4 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper- Donald Maclennan (Domhnall Dhonnchaidh) 26 KirkibostBuilder- John Maclennan (Scodaidh) 8 Kirkibost Reg.... 14081
Brothers Boat - BrothersRegistered 1874 Sy 99614.5 ft keelMast and Lug sail2.5 Ton3 Man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Smith (Calum Ruadh) Bosta then 18 Kirkibost 14086
Sir Lancelot A composite clipper built by Robert Steele on the Clyde in 1865. 195ft long, 35ft beam carrying 35,000 square feet of sail. Her best day's run was 336 nautical miles in 24 hours. She often raced with "Cutty Sark" and... 19123
HMS Hood The "Mighty Hood", the longest warship created for the Royal Navy to date, was built in 1918 by John Brown & Co Ltd at Clydebank on the river Clyde. Named after 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley (Lord Samuel Hood), she... 19404
HMT Crestflower HMT Crestflower came under attack by German aircraft and was lost in the English Channel on 19 July 1940. There is more information available online, including a website dedicated to the history of German U-boats, and... 20293
HMS Alder HMS Alder, a 500-ton vessel, was built in 1929 and taken over by the Admiralty in 1939. She was grounded and sank near Grangemouth (Scotland) on 22 October 1941. 20295
HMS Birdlip HMS Birdlip was built by Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Hull, England) and commissioned in 1941 She was sunk by a U-boat on 14 June 1944 off Freetown, Sierra Leone. 20296
Oracle The Oracle was a Royal Navy anti-submarine yacht used in the Second World War. It was destroyed by fire off Birkenhead, England, on January 29, 1944. 20299
SS City of Christchurch The SS City of Christchurch was a steam cargo ship, built in 1915. At the time of the vessel's loss in an air raid on 22nd March 1943, it was owned by the Ellerman & Bucknall Steamship Company Limited, which was... 21715
Liberty (Balallan) The Liberty was owned by James Matheson and mastered by Murdo Macleod. She was a 12 ton boat, had 2 masts and lug sails with a keel length of 35.5ft and was crewed by five men who fished using drift nets. In 1871 she... 22035
Jane The Jane, owned by James Bain and skippered by Malcolm Macleod was a 12 ton vessel with a keel length of 35ft and 2 masts and lug sails. She was crewed by 5 men and fished using drift nets. She was re-registered in... 22039
Margaret The Margaret was owned by Donald Mackenzie and skippered by Donald Mackenzie. She was a 12 ton vessel with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sails and fished using drift nets and was crewed by 5 men. She was re-... 22042
Village Maid The Village Maid was owned by Murdo Mackenzie and skippered by Murdo Mackenzie. She was a 10 ton boat with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sails and fished using drift nets, crewed by 5 men. 22044
Dolphin The Dolphin was owned by Kenneth Mackenzie and skippered by Kenneth Mackenzie. She was a 10 ton boat with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sails and fished using drift nets, crewed by 5 men. She was left at Wick... 22046
Hope The Hope was owned and skippered by Peter Mackay, 5 Balallan. She was a 10 ton boat with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sails and fished using drift nets, crewed by 5 men. 22048
Helen & Ann The Helen & Ann was owned by John Mackenzie and skippered by John Mackenzie. She was a 10 ton boat with a keel length of 34ft, 2 mast and lug sails and fished using drift nets, crewed by 5 men. This boat was wrecked... 22050
Pilot The Pilot was owned by Colin Mackenzie and skippered by Colin Mackenzie. She was an 11 ton boat with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sails and fished using drift nets, crewed by 5 men. 22052
Lara The Lara was owned by Malcolm Macdonald and skippered by Malcolm Macdonald. She was an 11 ton boat with a keel length of 34.5ft, 2 masts and lug sails and fished using drift nets, crewed by 5 men. The registration SY267... 22055
Ocean's Bride Ocean's Bride was owned by Malcolm Macdonald and skippered by Malcolm Macdonald. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft, had 4 oars and used lines and nets for fishing. Crewed by 4 men. 22057
Left Hand The Left Hand was owned by Roderick Macaulay and skippered by Roderick Macaulay. She was a 1 ton boat with a keel length of 10ft and fished using lines and nets and 2 oars, crewed by 2 men. 22059
Peggy (Balallan) The Peggy was owned by Donald Mackinnon and skippered by Donald Mackinnon. She was a 1 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft and fished using lines and nets and 2 oars, crewed by 4 men. 22061
Kate The Kate was owned by Murdo Macaulay and skippered by Murdo Macaulay. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 17ft, had 4 oars and fished using lines and nets, crewed by 4 men. The registration SY863 was re-... 22063
Swan The Swan was owned and skippered by John Maciver. She was a 2 ton boat with a keel length of 15ft, 1 mast and lug sail and fished using lines and nets, crewed by 4 men. 22065
Mary Bell The Mary Bell was owned and skippered by John Martin. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft, 1 mast and lug sail and fished using lines and nets, crewed by 4 men. 22067
Mary The Mary was owned and skippered by John Martin. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 12ft, 1 mast and lug sail, fished using lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22069
Telegram The Telegram was owned and skippered by Angus Macaulay. She was a 1 ton boat with a keel length of 10ft, 1 mast and lug sail, fished using lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22071

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