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Gipsy The Gipsy SY554 (?) was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and initially skippered by Donald Macritchie out of Aird Uig. In 1875 it went to Breanish, owned by Donald Macleod and skippered by Angus Mackinnon. Two masts,... 37906
Girl Agnes Boat - Girl AgnesReg. 1947 No. SY 74112ft keelAuxilliary motor and oars0.60 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Macdonald (Iain Aonghais Fhearchair), 13 Breaclete Reg. closed 1951 37857
Girl Judy Boat - Girl JudyReg. 1993 No. SY 5718ft keelMariner 55HP engine; 25 knots; Mackay and Macleod 66lbs pot hauler; black and white sounderBuilt OrkneyOwner/Skipper - Robert Maclennan, 2 Hacklete 39824
Glencoe The Glencoe SY525 was owned by Kenneth Smith (curer, Stornoway) and skippered by William Maclennan out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 9 ton; 31.5' keel; crew of seven. 38295
Glenrosa John Alex Mackenzie, Haulage Contractor, Laxay had the contract for gritting the roads at one time. The Glenrosa was a puffer boat which was responsible for transporting the road salt and would sail into Loch Erisort... Yes 22646
Golden Chance Boat - Golden ChanceRegistered 1964 No. SY 34834.5ft KeelDiesel motor, Hydraulic hauler14.36 Ton3 Man crew Owner/Skipper - Neil John Macaulay (Niall Iain Chlapper) 2 KirkibostBuilder - Drakie?, Tarbert, Argyll Sold in... 13799
Gothia The Gothia was a Swedish Steamer that was topedoed off Rockall in January 1942 and sank almost immediately. She had a crew of 23 and 2 lifeboats. Three crew members were killed on impact - nine presumed lost as they... 65618
Grana The Grana was a French Schooner which was damaged by a storm off northern Iceland. The ship was salvaged by Icelandic fishermen and used to transport cargo, and was carrying salt fish when it was shipwrecked at... 8676
Guiding Star Boat - Guiding StarReg. 1926 No. SY 20625.6ft keelMast and lug sail5.12 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner /Skipper - John Macdonald (Seonaidh Barabal), 14 Hacklete Reg. closed 02-11-1927; unseaworthy The boat,... 39690
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
HM Motor Launch 327 HM Motor Launch 327 (ML-327) was one of a series of small military vessels used by the Royal Navy in the latter part of the First World War to defend the British coast from attack by German submarines. 77829
HMAS Sydney Modified Leander class light cruiser launched 1934. The ship was laid down as HMS Phaeton, but was purchased by the Australian Government before completion. Engaged the disguised German raider HSK Kormoran off Western... 60335
HMD Laurel Crown The Laurel Crown, a Royal Navy drifter, was mined on 22nd June 1916. 104736
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 Actaeon HMS Actaeon was a hulk that, together with HMS Vernon, served as a shore establishment at Sheerness, Kent. From 1904 HMS Actaeon was a torpedo school.  There have also been several other vessels of this name over the... 35765
HMS Albrighton This vessel was built by: John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland) and launched on 11 October, 1941. Sold to West Germany Navy on 14 May 1959 where she served as the frigate Raule F... 60341
HMS Alder HMS Alder, a 500-ton vessel, was built in 1929 and taken over by the Admiralty in 1939. She was grounded and sank near Grangemouth (Scotland) on 22 October 1941. 20295
HMS Anson HMS Anson was a King George V-class battleship of the Royal Navy, named after Admiral George Anson. She was built by Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Shipyard and launched on 24 February 1940, being completed on 22... 107405
HMS Arrogant The HMS Arrogant was built at Devonport Dock and launched 26th May 1896. She was built as part of the 1895 Naval Program and designed to be used for 'ramming tactics' during encounters. She joined the Channel squadron... 64879
HMS Asturias The passenger ship Asturias was requisitioned by the Admiralty in 1939 and converted to an armed merchant cruiser. In 1943 she was torpedoed and badly damaged and was towed 700 miles to Freetown. 52280
HMS Avenger HMS Avenger was one of four motorships laid down under Maritime Commission contract by the Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Company at Chester, Pennsylvania, and launched on 27 November 1940. She was sunk by a German... 60353
HMS Belmont The HMS Belmont, built by Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia, USA, was torpedoed south of Newfoundland on 31 Jan 1942. There were no survivors and all 138 crew members perished. 43236
HMS Ben Lomond The HMS Ben Lomond was part of Operation Cauldron. 114901
HMS Birdlip HMS Birdlip was built by Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Hull, England) and commissioned in 1941 She was sunk by a U-boat on 14 June 1944 off Freetown, Sierra Leone. 20296
HMS Boadicea This vessel was sunk by German aircraft off Portland, England while supporting the Normandy landings. 41229
HMS Brixham HMS Brixham, minesweeper, built by Blyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co Ltd, Blyth. Launched 1940, scrapped in 1948 46078
HMS Broke HMS Broke was built by JS Whites, Cowes as was initially named Almirante Goñi and 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 the Battle... 111918
HMS Carinthia HMS Carinthia was an Armed Merchant Cruiser; she was sunk by a torpedo on the 6th of June 1940. More information can be found here: http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/338.html 110215
HMS Clan MacNaughton The HMS Clan MacNaughton was sunk in a storm on 3rd February 1915. 104742
HMS Comorin The passenger ship Comorin of the P. & O. Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London was requisitioned by the Admiralty in September 1939 and converted to an armed merchant cruiser. On 6 April 1941 HMS Comorin, under Capt. J.... 57644

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