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Look Alive Boat - Look AliveReg. 1908 No. SY 7629ft keelMast, lug sail and foresail10 ton 5 man crewLine fishing Joint owners - Norman Maciver (Absalom), Breaclete and Alec Macaulay (Alec Uig), merchant, StornowaySkipper - Norman... 37859
Look Alive Boat - Look AliveReg. 1934 No. SY 2014ft keelMast and lug sail3.10 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper/Builder - Malcolm Macdonald (Tochaidh), HackleteNew owner 1947 - Angus Macdonald (Aonghas Tochaidh... 39702
Lookout The Lookout was owned and skippered by Roderick Mackenzie. She was a 14 ton boat with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sail, fished using drift nets and crewed by 5 men. 22091
Lord Byron Boat - Lord ByronReg. 1869 No. SY 92118ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton6 man cewLine fishing Owner/skipper - Norman Macdonald (Tormod Dholligan), Tobson Reg. closed 30-06-1871; boat used for seaweed and peats 39769
Lord Clyde Lord Clyde SY253 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Malcolm Macaulay out of Brenish. Two masts and lugs; fishing lines. 8 tons, 23' keel; crew of eight. 37934
Lord Duncan Boat - Lord DuncanReg. 1869 No. SY 93015.5ft keel4 oars4 man crewFishing with nets Owner/skipper - Duncan Macinnes , CrulivigReg. closed 29-09-1871; unfit 39667
MV Empire Gem The MV Empire Gem was a 8,139 ton British motor tanker, built in 1941 by Harland and Wolf Ltd. Glasgow. She was owned by British Tanker Co. Ltd. London. On 24 January 1942, she was on route from Port Arthur in Texas to... 108510
MV Ben Hann Merchant Vessel Ben Hann was a coastal tanker owned by the National Benzole Company Ltd. She sailed from Fort William on 10th November 1941; it is thought that she was bound for Bowling shipyard in the Firth of Clyde... 75446
MV Empire Mordred The Empire Mordred was a steam cargo ship built in Glasgow. On 7th February 1943, the vessel was sunk by a mine west of Gibraltar.  More information can be found on these websites, one dedicated to the history of German... 60373
MV Richmond Castle The Richmond Castle was a 7,798 ton motor merchant ship launched in 1939. While traveling, from Buenos Aires to Avonmounth, the ship was attacked and sunk by U-176 on the fourth of August 1942. More detailed information... 110958
Mabel Scott Boat - Mabel ScottRegistered 1906 No. Sy 59428ft Keel2 Masts, Lug sail and Jib10.6 Ton6 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner- Neil Maclennan (Niall Alastair), 10 KirkibostSkipper - Norman Maclennan (Tormod Alastair)... 13886
Maggie The Maggie SY854 was owned and skippered by Malcolm Morrison out of Kneep. One mast and lugsail; lines and creels. 2 ton; 15' keel, crew of four. 37975
Maggie The Maggie SY1425 was owned by Murdo Maclean and skippered by Donald Maclennan (1872) and Norman Morrison (1878). 1 mast and lugsail; 8 oars; fishing lines 8 ton, 28.5' keel, crew of seven. 38182
Maggie The Maggie SY1568 was owned by Hector Matheson and skippered by John Macaulay out of Valtos. Evidently she was bought from Murdo Maclean, merchant of Valtos, and was fishing in Breasclete in 1873. 2 masts and lugsails... 38249
Maid The Maid SY1170 was owned and skippered by Angus Maclean out of Gisla. 1 mast and lugsail; fishing lines 3 tons, keel 25.5', crew of seven. 38168
Maid Boat - MaidReg. 1869 No. SY 123315.5ft keelMast and lug sail; 4 oars2 ton4 man crew Owner/skipper - Norman Macaulay (Tormod Ban), Tobson Reg. closed 19-11-1878; boat fishing within limits and certificate delivered to... 39773
Maid Boat - MaidReg. 1877 No. SY 123315ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton 4 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Norman Macdonald Reg. closed 1878 39778
Mairi Dhonn Commissioned in 1950 by George Clark as a purpose-built lobster fishing boat, built by J & G Forbes of Sandhaven, on the north east coast of Scotland. 30ft keel Ketch rig, foresail and mizzen 44 Kelvin diesel motor... Yes 13798
Malcolm Macdonald Boat - Malcolm MacdonaldReg. 1869 No SY 99415ft KeelMast and sail3 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skippers - Angus and John Macdonald (Aonghas a Phriosonaich and brother) Tobson Reg. closed 15-02-1875 39780
Margaret Boat - MargaretRegistered - 1886 No. - Sy 8818ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Open boat4 Ton6 Man crew Owner - John Macaulay (Iain Neill) 2 KirkibostSkipper - Donald Macaulay (Domhnall Neill) Reg. Closed - 16/12/1901. Not... 13795
Margaret The Margaret was owned by Donald Mackenzie and skippered by Donald Mackenzie. She was a 12 ton vessel with a keel length of 34ft, 2 masts and lug sails and fished using drift nets and was crewed by 5 men. She was re-... 22042
Margaret The Margaret SY1011 was owned and skippered by John Macdonald out of Geshader. One mast and lugsail; line fishing. 2.5 ton, 16' keel; crew of four. 37895
Margaret Margaret SY859 was owned by William Maclean and skippered by Angus Macaulay out of Valtos. One mast and lugsail; lines and creels. 2.5 ton, 14' keel; crew of four. 37983
Maria Neil Macleod (1777-1858), son of Malcolm, Laxay was a fisherman aboard the "Maria" of Stornoway in 1793. 29117
Marquis of Stafford The Marquis of Stafford was a ship that carried some 500 emigrants from Lewis to Quebec in the summer of 1851. It was engaged and provisioned by the Chamberlain of Lews, John Munro Mackenzie, acting on behalf of Sir... 64525
Mary The Mary was owned and skippered by John Martin. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 12ft, 1 mast and lug sail, fished using lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22069
Mary The Mary was owned and skippered by Angus Maclennan. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 13ft, 4 oars, fished using lines and oars and crewed by 4 men. 22085
Mary The Mary SY593 was owned and skippered by Hector Matheson out of Valtos. One mast and lug; fishing lines. Two tons, 14' keel, crew of four. 37894
Mary The Mary SY944 was owned and skippered by Donald Macdonald out of Uigen. One mast and lugsail; lines and nets. 3 ton, 16' keel; crew of four. 37904
Mary The Mary SY254 was owned and skippered by Donald Macaulay out of Islivig. One mast and lugsail; fishing lines. 1.5 tons; 15' keel, crew of four. 37936

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