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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
Stork The Stork was owned and skippered by John Montgomery. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft, 1 mast and lug sail, fished using lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22073
Jessie The Jessie was owned and skippered by Malcolm Macleod. 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. The registration SY948 was re-assigned to the... 22075
Sally The Sally was owned and skippered by Donald Mackinnon. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 13ft, fished using lines and nets, had 2 oars and crewed by 2 men. 22077
Star The Star was owned and skippered by Neil Macleod. She was a 2.5 ton boat with a keel length of 16ft, 1 mast and 1 lug sail, fished using lines and nets, crewed by 4 men. 22079
Peggy Ann The Peggy Ann was owned and skippered by Donald Mackinnon. She was a 2.5 ton boat with a keel length of 15ft, 1 mast and 1 lug sail, fished using lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22081
Lark The Lark was owned and skippered by Allan Macsween. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft, 4 oars, using lines and nets for fishing and crewed by 4 men. 22083
Mary The Mary was owned and skippered by Angus Maclennan. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 13ft, 4 oars, fished using lines and oars and crewed by 4 men. 22085
Kate The Kate was owned and skippered by John Maclennan. She was a 2 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft, 4 oars, fished with lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22087
Reaip The Reaip was owned and skippered by Malcolm Macdonald. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 12ft, 4 oars, fished with lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22089
Lookout The Lookout was owned and skippered by Roderick Mackenzie. She was a 14 ton boat with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sail, fished using drift nets and crewed by 5 men. 22091
Ocean Queen The Ocean Queen was owned and skippered by John Morrison. She was a 2 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft, 1 mast and lug sail, fished with lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22094
Jane The Jane was owned in 1870 by David Macleod with Alexander Morrison as skipper. In 1874 she was owned and skippered by Alexander Morrison. She was a 15 ton boat with a keel length of 36.5 ft, 3 masts, 1 lug sail and... 22096
Honour Bright A large herring motor fishing boat. 22425
HMS Grafton HMS Grafton was a destroyer of the G class. She was torpedoed by the German submarine U-62 on 29 May 1940 while returning from Dunkirk fully loaded with troops, the explosions breaking her back and blowing off her stern... 23097
HMS Victorious HMS Victorious was built by Vickers Armstrong, Newcastle. Laid down 4 May 1937, she was launched on 14 September 1939 and commissioned 15 May 1941. She encountered and attacked the Bismarck just nine days later, and... 23100
HMS Wakeful On 29 May 1940 HMS Wakeful was torpedoed and sunk by German motor torpedo boat S-30 while participating in the evacuation of French, English and Belgian troops off Dunkirk; 650 men were lost. 23103
ss Caledonia SS Caledonia - passenger cargo vessel built by Tod & McGregor, Glasgow and launched on 29 October 1863. 23333
HMS Dunvegan Castle In September 1939 the passenger ship Dunvegan Castle of the Union-Castle Mail SS Co Ltd, London was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser. She served at the South Atlantic Station... 23356
HMS Worcestershire HMS Worcestershire was originally a passenger ship, but was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser in 1939. The Worcestershire was damaged by a U-boat on 3rd April 1941. It survived,... 23359
SS Metagama Built by Barclay, Curle & Co, Glasgow, SS Metagama was launched in 1914 and entered Canadian Pacific's North Atlantic service with a maiden voyage on 26 March 1915 from Liverpool to St John, New Brunswick. She... 23360
Speedwell The Speedwell was purchased by the Laxay Grazings Committee in the 1950s. She was broken up to enable her timber to be used to fence the Laxay common pasture. The boat was owned by Malcolm Nicolson, a well-known... 24469
SS Furnessia The Furnessia was launched on October 19, 1880 for the Barrow Steamship Company. She made her maiden voyage on February 17, 1881 from Glasgow-Ireland-New Yark and her final voyage on August 12, 1911. 28470
Maria Neil Macleod (1777-1858), son of Malcolm, Laxay was a fisherman aboard the "Maria" of Stornoway in 1793. 29117
Pomo John Ferguson, 22 Laxay, crewed on the Pomo (Stornoway) in 1791. 29141
James Malcolm Ferguson (1765-) son of Fergus Ferguson and Marion Montgomery, Keose was a fisherman with the "James" of Stornoway in 1795. 29156
Hopewell Murdo Ferguson (1780-) son of Fergus Ferguson and Marion Montgomery, Keose was a fisherman with the "Hopewell" of Stornoway in 1795. 29159
Peggy Boat - PeggyNo. - Sy 928 15.5ft KeelMast and Lug sail3 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Murdo Smith (Murchadh Mhoireach) Earshader Reg. Closed 1872 3423
St Clair Boat - St ClairNo. - Sy 926 15ft KeelMast and Lug sail3 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing, nets and creels Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Smith (Calum Mhurchaidh) 2 Earshader Reg. Closed - February 1872 3424
Annie No - Sy 863 16.5ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Open boat3 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Smith (Calum Mhurchaidh) 2 Earshader Reg. Closed - 1895 3425

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