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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
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
Swallow Boat - SwallowRegistered 1945 13ft KeelSail and oars1.1 Ton2 Man crew Owner/Skipper - Donald Macaulay (Domhnall Iain 'an Neill) 2 KirkibostNew owner 1947 - John Macaulay (Iain 'an Neill) 2 Kirkibost Reg closed 1960 13797
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
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
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
Star of the East Boat - Star of the EastRegistered 1911 No. Sy 31535ft Keel2 Masts, Lug sail, Mizzen and Jib14.5 Ton6 Man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/Builder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh), 8 KirkibostSkipper - Murdo Maclennan (... Yes 13882
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 Boat - StarRegistered 1890 No. Sy 85219.5 KeelMast and Lug sail4 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Macaulay (Iain Neill) 2 KirkibostBuilder - John Macarthur, Carloway. Reg. Closed 1945 13796
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
St Clair Boat - St ClairNo. - Sy 926 15ft KeelMast and Lug sail3 Ton4 Man crewLine fishing, nets and creels Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Smith (Calum Mhurchaidh) 2 Earshader Reg. Closed - February 1872 3424
St Clair The St Clair SY508 (or 568?) was owned by Hector Matheson (curer) and skippered by John Mackay out of Crowlista. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 8 ton; 31' keel; crew of eight. 38293
Spray This boat was skippered by Finlay Smith, 19 Cromore. 49584
Speedwell The Speedwell was purchased by the Laxay Grazings Committee in the 1950s. She was broken up to enable her timber to be used to fence the Laxay common pasture. The boat was owned by Malcolm Nicolson, a well-known... 24469
Speedwell Boat - SpeedwellReg. 1946 No. SY 64518ft keelSail and auxiliary motor0.29 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - George Maciver (Seoras Chaluim an Taillear), Hacklete Reg. closed 1969 39718
Small Boat - SmallReg. 1938 No. SY 421Oars0.65 ton 2 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald (Tunce), Valasay 39820
Sir Lancelot Boat - Sir LancelotRegistered 1963 No. Sy 32133.7ft KeelSail and diesel motor. Hydraulic hauler.9.6 Ton3 Man crew Owners;-Murdo Morrison(Murchadh Dhanaidh), 4 Kirkibost, Calum John Macinnes, 20 Kirkibost Sold in 1976 to... 13827
Sir Lancelot A composite clipper built by Robert Steele on the Clyde in 1865. 195ft long, 35ft beam carrying 35,000 square feet of sail. Her best day's run was 336 nautical miles in 24 hours. She often raced with "Cutty Sark" and... 19123
Sir James Matheson The Sir James Matheson SY515 was registered in 1871 by owner Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) under skipper Alexander McLeod of Carloway. However in 1869 she appears to have been sailing out of Valtos skippered by Murdo... 37970
Silver Spray Boat - Silver SprayReg. 1941 No. SY 49012ft keelSail and oars0.78ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - George Maciver (Seoras Chaluim an Taillear) Reg. closed 1944 39715
Servia The Servia SY532 was owned by Alexander Maclean and Donald Buchanan and skippered by Malcolm Mackay out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 12 ton; 33' keel; crew of seven. 38297
Sealark 104692
Seal Seal SY858 was owned by Malcolm Mackay and skippered by Donald Mackay out of Valtos. Two masts and lugsails; lines and creels. 5 ton, 24' keel, crew of seven. 37981
Seagull Boat - SeagullRegistered 1948 12.5ft Keel.80 Ton2 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald (Domhnall Mhickenzie) 25 Kirkibost 14070
Seagull Boat - SeagullReg. 1869 No. SY 90315ft keel2.5 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - John Macnaughton, Breaclete 37863
Seagull Boat - SeagullReg. 1898 No. SY 121116.5ft keelMast and lug sail - open boat4 ton 4 man crewLine fishing Skipper - Norman Maciver (Tormod Beag), BreacleteBuilder - John Maciver (Iain Thormoid), Tobson Reg. closed 22-05-... 37864
Seagull Boat - SeagullReg. 1897 No. SY 473 16.5ft keelMast and lug sail - open boat4 ton 4 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Norman Maciver, Breaclete NB. Reg. Date above is when boat was broken up; no original date given 37868
Sea Mermaid Boat - Sea MermaidRegistered 1897 No. Sy 116318.5 ft KeelMast and Lug sail5 ton4 Man crewLine fishingOwner John Gillies(an Ghiollais) 6 KirkibostSkipper Peter Gillies (Padruig an Ghiollais) 6 Kirkibost Ownership... 13850
Sea Harvest Boat - Sea HarvestReg. 1971 No. SY 7Overall length 53.05ft Diesel motor; hydraulic hauler24.06 ton 5 man crewFishing with trawl and creels Owners - D J Martin (Flannigan), 17 Hacklete and John Angus Macaulay (John Angus... 39713

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