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Pioneer Pioneer SY252 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Donald Macaulay out of Islivig in Uig. Two masts and lugs; lines and nets. 8 tons, 23' keel, crew of eight. 37929
Pioneer 49609
Planet Boat - PlanetReg. 1870 No. SY 129516ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - Angus Macaulay (Aonghas Mairi), BostaReg. closed 1878 39610
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
Pomo John Ferguson, 22 Laxay, crewed on the Pomo (Stornoway) in 1791. 29141
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
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
Progress Boat - ProgressReg. 1869 No. SY 93314ft keelOars2 ton4 man crewFishing with nets Owner/skipper - John Macnaughton, Crulivig Reg. closed 23-09-1871 39677
Puffin Fishing boat Registered 1944 No Sy 44 11.2ft Keel Sail and oars Line fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Maclennan of 8 Kirkibost Reg. Closed 1957 13855
Puritan The Puritan was a Danish motor smack, registered in Thorshavn, wrecked off the island of Hermetray in November 1920, whilst carrying a cargo of salt from Fleetwood to the Faroe Islands. From a crew of eight there were... 77667
Queen Boat - QueenReg. 1869 No.SY 99715ft keelMast and sail2.5 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - George Macleod (athair Calum Sheorais) BreacleteReg. closed February 1872; boat sold 37861
Quiver Boat - QuiverReg. 1871 No. SY 138816ft keelMast, lug sail and oars2 ton6 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper - John Smith (Iain Gobha), Croir Reg. Closed 1878 39648
RFA Darkdale The RFA Darkdale was a Dale-class fleet tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA). The vessel was built by the Blythswood Shipbuilding Company of Scotstoun Glasgow, and launched on 23 July 1940 as the Empire Oil,... 52321
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
Reform The Reform SY160 was owned by Alexander Maclean and skippered by Angus Buchanan out of Valtos. 1 mast and lugsail; open boat. 8 ton, 30' keel, crew of seven. 38283
Reliant Boat - ReliantRegistered 1960 No. Sy 20836.6ft KeelKetch rig, 2 Masts, diesel motor17.26 Ton3 Man crewCreel fishing Owners; - D Z Macaulay, 1 Kirkibost John Macaulay,1 then 13 Kirkibost Donald Angus Macinnes(Dolly na... Yes 13794
Retriever Boat - RetrieverRegistered - 1880 No - Sy 19217ft KeelMast and sail - Open boat4 Ton6 Man crew Owner/Skipper - John Maclennan (Scodaidh) Reg. Closed - 1894 13856
Rhoda Boat - RhodaReg.1923 No. SY 11825ft keelMast and lug sail6.5 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Macleod (Calum Sheorais), Breaclete01-03-1934 motor engine fitted - 13/15 Kelvin poppet -... 37862
Roe The Roe SY1355 was owned by Alexander Macaulay and skippered by Murdo Macaulay out of Islivig. 1 mast and lugsail, 4 oars, creels. 3 ton, 18' keel, crew of four. 38173
Rose The Rose (SY947) was owned and skippered by Hugh Mackay out of Carishader. Four oars; line fishing. 2 ton, 14' keel, crew of four. 37911
Royal Albert The Royal Albert was chartered by the Highland and Islands Emigration Society in order to carry emigrants to Australia. The ship, captained by William Robinson, left Plymouth in August 1855 and arrived at Port Adelaide... 72564
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
SS Ashworth The SS Ashworth was originally launched as the War Spirea. A steam merchant ship, the Ashworth was sunk by a U-boat in 1942. This website, dedicated to the history of German U-boats, provides more information. 8853
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
SS Empire Comet The SS Empire Comet (Greenock, 1941?, 6914 tons) sailed in convoy for Manchester under Capt HR Willis and with a crew of 35 from Halifax, Nova Scotia on 7 February 1942. She became detached from the convoy and was not... 8684
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
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
SS Marburn The SS Marburn was originally the SS Tunisian, built for the Allan Line, and launched in 1900. In 1907 the Tunisian was chartered to Canadian Pacific, and taken over by the company ten years later. In 1922 the ship was... 60583
SS Marloch SS Marloch, known until 1921 as RMS Victorian, was a Canadian Pacific Line steamship, built in 1904 in Belfast. She carried hundreds of emigrants from Glasgow to Quebec in June 1924. 104723
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

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