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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
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 J S White of Cowes, and was initially named Almirante Goñi. She was 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... 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
Altmark Altmark was a German oil tanker and supply vessel, one of five of a class built between 1937 and 1939. She was commissioned on 14th August 1939. She is best known for her support of the German battleship the Admiral... 114248
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 HMS Galatea was an Arethusa-class light cruiser. She was built for the Royal Navy by William Beardmore and Company and launched on 14th May 1914. She was involved in the Battle of Jutland during the First World War and ... 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
HMS Sparrowhawk HMS Sparrowhawk was built by Hunter and Wigham Richardson of Wallsend, and launched in 1912. She was an Acasta-class destroyer; she joined the Royal Navy as part of the 4th Destroyer Flotilla upon completion in mid-1913... 115180
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
Strathgarry The Strathgarry was skippered by an Angus Macleod. It was one of the multipurpose fishing vessels that were acquired with the aid of government grants. 118016
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
HMS Queen Mary HMS Queen Mary was a British Lion-class battlecruiser, and was active in the North Sea during the First World War. She was destroyed by the German battecruiser Derfflinger during the Battle of Jutland on 31st May 1916.... 119863
HMS Defence HMS Defence was an armoured cruiser built by the Pembroke dockyard for the Royal Navy and launched in 1907. She was sunk on 31st May 1916 during the Battle of Jutland; between 893 and 903 men were lost, with only one... 120065
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

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