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ss Texas This was one of many immigrant ships sailing from the British Isles to North and South America. 41122
ss Ranchi This vessel was built by Hawthorn Leslie & Co, Newcastle upon Tyne and launched on 24 January 1925. She was a passenger and cargo carrying ocean liner and served as an armed merchant cruiser during the Second World... 60332
ss Caledonia SS Caledonia - passenger cargo vessel built by Tod & McGregor, Glasgow and launched on 29 October 1863. 23333
Wild Wave Boat - Wild WaveReg. 1875 No. SY 168416ft keelMast and sail3 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner - Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper - John Macaulay Reg. closed 20-02-1891 39826
White Heather Boat - White HeatherReg. 1947 No. SY 73112ft keelSail and oars0.52 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Angus Mackenzie (Six), West Earshader Reg. closed 1964 39840
White Clover White Clover SY128 Owned by Donald Campbell, 13 Gravir, from 1930 -1940. She was sold in Peterhead in the early 40's. CrewDonald Campbell, 13 Gravir, (Domhnall Ruairidh).Donald Matheson, 27 Gravir, (Domhnall Dhomhnaill... 11041
Wave Boat - WaveRegistered 1897 No. Sy 73418 ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Open boat4 Ton4 Man crewLine fishingOwner/Skipper - Norman Smith (Tormod Challum Rhuaidh) 18 Kirkibost Reg. Closed 1902 14033
Water Lily Boat - Water LillyReg. 1869 No. SY 93114.5ft keelmast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/skipper Malcolm Mackay, CrulivigReg. closed 29-09-1871 39679
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Unity The Unity was a large fishing boat of around 80 feet in length, belong to Gravir. 11043
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
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
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
Thistle The 'Thistle' sprang a leak 14 miles south east of Stornoway on 28 August 1936. She was towed towards land but sank 5 miles off. 49577
The Wild Duck The Wild Duck was presented to the Rev John Macrae by the people of Snizort in the Isle of Skye. 54129
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
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
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
TSS Cameronia The tss Cameronia, not to be confused with the SS Cameronia which was torpedoed in 1917, acted as a transatlantic service from Glasgow to points of destination. 42481
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

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