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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
Star of Hope This boat originally belonged to Lord Leverhulme before being bought by a Ness man. She was too big to berth at their quay so she was sold to Finlay Smith, eventually ending up in Calbost. She caught fire and sank 17... 49589
Star of the East 35ft keel 2 masts, lug sail, mizzen and jib 14.5 ton 6 man crew Line fishing and nets Owner/Builder - John Maclennan Skipper - Murdo Maclennan Reg closed on 15/07/1911. Change of owner.   Yes 13882
Star of the West Boat - Star of the WestRegistered 1891 No. Sy 91118ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Open boat4 Ton5 man crew and 1 boyLine fishing Owner/Skipper John Maclennan (Balachan) 8 KirkibostBuilder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh) 8... 13853
Star of the West Boat - Star of the WestReg. 1869 No. SY 92224ft keel2 masts and lug sail6 ton8 man crewLine fishing Owner/skipper John Macdonald ('an Domhnallach), Caolas, CroirReg. transferred 26-04-1869 to son NeilReg. closed 26-04-... 39661
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
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
Streamlet The Streamlet SY590 was owned and skippered by John Mackenzie out of Valtos. Two masts and lugs; drift nets. 12 tons, 34' keel, crew of five. 37891
Swallow Registered 1945 13ft keel Sail and oars 1.1 ton 2 man crew Owner/Skipper:  Donald Macaulay New owner 1947: John Macaulay Registration closed in 1960. 13797
Swan The Swan was owned and skippered by John Maciver. She was a 2 ton boat with a keel length of 15ft, 1 mast and lug sail and fished using lines and nets, crewed by 4 men. 22065
Swiftsure Boat - SwiftsureReg. 1934 No. SY 14ft keelMast and lug sail3.13 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner /skipper - Malcolm Matheson (Calum Madson), Hacklete Reg. closed 39722
Swiftsure Boat Swiftsure*Reg. 1892 No. SY 97622ft keelMast and lug sail5 ton 5 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Macdonald (Tochaidh), Hacklete Reg. closed 1906; not fishingSold to Duncan Macrae (postmaster... 39723
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
Telegraph The Telegraph SY853 was owned and skippered by Murdo Maciver out of Valtos. One mast and lugsail; lines and creels. One ton; 14' keel, crew of five. 37968
Tern Boat - TernRegistered 1893 No. Sy 78324ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Decked5 Ton5 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Donald Maclennan (Domhnall Dhonnchaidh) 26 KirkibostBuilder William Gardiner, BanffSold in 1902 to Angus... 14075
Tern The Tern, SY687, was crewed by Donald and his father John Macleod, 2 Kershader, and Donald John Mackay, 3 Kershader, in the district of Pairc. Yes 41197
The Wild Duck The Wild Duck was presented to the Rev John Macrae by the people of Snizort in the Isle of Skye. 54129
Treen Boat - TreenReg. 1946 No. SY 6640.7 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Maciver (Iain Dhomhnaill an Taillear) 3 Breaclete Reg. closed 1959 37865
True Vine Boat - True VineRegistered 1959 No. Sy 52228.2ft KeelSail and motor5.06 Ton3 Man crewCreel fishing Owners; John Macaulay (Iain Ghuileam) 17 Kirkibost Finlay Macdonald(Fionnlagh Thormoid Dhol), 23 Kirkibost Norman... 14031
Twilight The Twilight SY520 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Malcolm Macritchie out of Crowlista. Four oars, fishing lines. 7 tons, 25' keel; crew of eight. 37913
Valtos The Valtos SY20 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Norman Maclean out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 12 ton, 33' keel, crew of eight. 38281
Vesuvius Boat - VesuviusReg. 1876 No. SY 172416ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper - Angus Macarthur (Aonghas Mhicartair), Bosta Last entry 1881 -... 39612
Victoria The Victoria SY1594 was owned by Hector Matheson and skippered by Donald Macritchie out of Aird Uig. Donald Macritchie bought the boat in 1878. 2 masts and lugsails; lines and creels; open boat. 8 ton; 28' keel, crew... 38264
Victory Boat- VictoryReg. 1870 No. SY 130716ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper - Angus Macdonald (Aonghas Ban), BreacleteReg closed 20-02-1891 37866
Victory The Victory SY267 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Donald Mackay; it is not recorded where she fished from. 2 masts; decked. 12 ton; 27' keel, crew of eight. The registration SY267 was previously... 38285
Village Maid The Village Maid was owned by Murdo Mackenzie and skippered by Murdo Mackenzie. She was a 10 ton boat with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sails and fished using drift nets, crewed by 5 men. 22044
Vine Boat - VineReg. 1920 No. SY 16014ft keelMast and lug sail1.8 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner /Skipper - Angus Maciver (Aonghas Fhionnlaigh), Breaclete Reg. closed 21-12-1933; not fishing NB This boat... 37867
Volunteer Boat - VolunteerRegistered 1869 No. SY 90915ft KeelMast and Sail2 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper Kenneth Macdonald (Coinneach Iain Dhomhnaill Choinnich) Bosta then 15 KirkibostReg. transferred 23-11-... 37852
Watchican Boat - WatchicanReg. 1869 No. SY 92326ft keel2 masts and lug sails8 ton8 man crewLine fishing Owner/skipper - John Macdonald ('an Domhnallach) Caolas, CroirReg. transferred to son NeilReg. closed 07-07-1874 39663
Watchman Boat - WatchmanReg. 1875 No. SY 165915ft keelMast and lug sail8 ton 8 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald (Dan), Valasay Still fishing in 1881 when transferred from Stornoway register; no further... 39822

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