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SS Mongolian The SS Mongolian was a steamship of the Allan Line, built in Glasgow in 1890. Over the next two decades or so it regularly carried passengers across the Atlantic. During the First World War it was requisitioned for use... 107674
SS Oakcrest The SS Oakcrest was built in 1929, she was owned by the Crest Line of London. She was a 5,407 ton merchant ship. The Oakcrest was known as the Korana until 1940; her official ship number is 1171313. While in convoy OB,... 110063
SS Vine Branch Originally the SS Imperialist, built in Sunderland in 1898, the ship was soon renamed the SS Clan Shaw. On its sale to the Nautilus Steam Shipping Company, it was renamed the SS Vine Branch.  On 6th April 1917, en route... 46745
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
Safeguard The 'Safeguard', a wooden motor drifter, caught fire in the Minch on 25 June 1934. She was skippered by Murdo Macleod, 26 Cromore and was finally sunk by the 'Nellie Gardner', 8 miles south-west of Stornoway. 49576
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
Scotch Lass 34ft keel Ketch rig with Kelvin diesel 66 15.3 ton 4 man crew Line fishing, nets and creels Original owner / Skipper - George Clark In 1953, George Clark of Bernera commissioned a new 40 foot lobster boat from the... Yes 39838
Scottish Lass Boat - Scottish LassRegistered 1893 No. Sy 101518ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Decked7 ton6 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper/Builder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh) 8 KirkibostSold to BreascleteReg. Closed 1926 13857
Sea Belle Boat - Sea BelleReg. 1869 No. SY 89115ft keelMast and sailLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - Angus Macaulay (Aonghas neill Chrothair), Croir 39655
Sea Flower Boat - Sea FlowerReg. 1899 No. SY 1519ft keelMast and lug sail - decked3.7 ton 4 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Donald Martin (Domhnall 'an Cohinnich; an Cruadal), HackleteTransferred 06-02-1911 to Angus Martin (... 39711
Sea Harvest Boat - Sea HarvestReg. 1971 No. SY 7Overall length 53.05ft Diesel motor; hydraulic hauler24.06 ton 5 man crewFishing with trawl and creels Owners - D J Martin (Flannigan), 17 Hacklete and John Angus Macaulay (John Angus... 39713
Sea Mermaid Boat - Sea MermaidRegistered 1897 No. Sy 116318.5 ft KeelMast and Lug sail5 ton4 Man crewLine fishingOwner John Gillies(an Ghiollais) 6 KirkibostSkipper Peter Gillies (Padruig an Ghiollais) 6 Kirkibost Ownership... 13850
Seagull Boat - SeagullRegistered 1948 12.5ft Keel.80 Ton2 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald (Domhnall Mhickenzie) 25 Kirkibost 14070
Seagull Boat - SeagullReg. 1869 No. SY 90315ft keel2.5 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - John Macnaughton, Breaclete 37863
Seagull Boat - SeagullReg. 1898 No. SY 121116.5ft keelMast and lug sail - open boat4 ton 4 man crewLine fishing Skipper - Norman Maciver (Tormod Beag), BreacleteBuilder - John Maciver (Iain Thormoid), Tobson Reg. closed 22-05-... 37864
Seagull Boat - SeagullReg. 1897 No. SY 473 16.5ft keelMast and lug sail - open boat4 ton 4 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Norman Maciver, Breaclete NB. Reg. Date above is when boat was broken up; no original date given 37868
Seal Seal SY858 was owned by Malcolm Mackay and skippered by Donald Mackay out of Valtos. Two masts and lugsails; lines and creels. 5 ton, 24' keel, crew of seven. 37981
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Servia The Servia SY532 was owned by Alexander Maclean and Donald Buchanan and skippered by Malcolm Mackay out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 12 ton; 33' keel; crew of seven. 38297
Silver Spray Boat - Silver SprayReg. 1941 No. SY 49012ft keelSail and oars0.78ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - George Maciver (Seoras Chaluim an Taillear) Reg. closed 1944 39715
Sir James Matheson The Sir James Matheson SY515 was registered in 1871 by owner Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) under skipper Alexander McLeod of Carloway. However in 1869 she appears to have been sailing out of Valtos skippered by Murdo... 37970
Sir Lancelot The Sir Lancelot was built in 1963 by John Watt and Sons of Banff for her owners Murdo Morrison and Malcolm John Mackinnes; Murdo was the skipper. She was fitted out as a lobster boat, and was sold to the Isle of Mull... 13827
Sir Lancelot The Sir Lancelot was composite clipper built by Robert Steele on the Clyde in 1865. She was 195ft long, with a 35ft beam carrying 35,000 square feet of sail. Her best day's run was 336 nautical miles in 24 hours. She... 19123
Small Boat - SmallReg. 1938 No. SY 421Oars0.65 ton 2 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald (Tunce), Valasay 39820
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
Speedwell Boat - SpeedwellReg. 1946 No. SY 64518ft keelSail and auxiliary motor0.29 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - George Maciver (Seoras Chaluim an Taillear), Hacklete Reg. closed 1969 39718
Spray (SY517) The Spray was a steam drifter fishing boat built of wood by Chambers of Lowestoft in 1906 for S J W George, Yarmouth. Sold to Finlay Smith, 19 Cromore, in 1926. It was used in the First World War as a fishery drifter.... 49584
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
St Clair The St Clair SY508 (or 568?) was owned by Hector Matheson (curer) and skippered by John Mackay out of Crowlista. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 8 ton; 31' keel; crew of eight. 38293
Star Boat - StarRegistered 1890 No. Sy 85219.5 KeelMast and Lug sail4 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Macaulay (Iain Neill) 2 KirkibostBuilder - John Macarthur, Carloway. Reg. Closed 1945 13796

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