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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
Primrose The 'Primrose' of Cromore was destroyed by fire one mile east of Cromore on 9 June 1938. 51840
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
Proceed I Proceed SY553 was registered in 1930 to Angus Finlayson, Calbost. 42 ton, 66' keel. 46074
Proceed II Proceed II SY385 was registered by Angus Finlayson in 1936. 42 ton. 46075
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 Boat - PuffinRegistered 1944 No Sy 4411.2ft KeelSail and oarsLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald John Maclennan (Domhnall Scodaidh) 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
RMS Carmania RMS Carmania was an ocean liner belonging to the Cunard line. At the beginning of the First World War, she was converted to an armed merchant cruiser. In September 1914, she engaged with and sank the German vessel SMS ... 107318
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
Roselea The Roselea was owned by the MacInnes brothers (Balaich Fhionnlaigh) and was still working up to 1953. The boat came to Gravir from Lochboisdale and cost £300. It is thought that the Roselea was built somewhere on the... Yes 11031
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 Athenia The SS Athenia was built by Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering, Glasgow and was launched in January 1922. She made her maiden voyage for an Anchor-Donaldson/Cunard joint service on 21 April 1923 from Glasgow and... Yes 38051
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

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