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Title Description Imagessort ascending Id
HMS Orion Built in 1932 by Vickers Armstrong at Devonport Dockyard, and commissioned in 1934, HMS Orion served in the Mediterranian Fleet during WW2. She was decommissioned in 1947 and scrapped in 1949. 8687
HMS Trouncer HMS Trouncer was built by Seattle-Tacoma in Seattle in 1943 and originally named USS Perdido. She was transferred to the Royal Navy in 1944 as an escort carrier. After the war she was returned to the US Navy and sold... 8688
SS Ashworth The SS Ashworth was originally launched as the War Spirea. A steam merchant ship, the Ashworth was sunk by a U-boat in 1942. This website, dedicated to the history of German U-boats, provides more information. 8853
Brothers This vessel (which was registered at Stornoway as SY19 in March 1869) belonged to John Smith of 6 Keose who was also its master. It was an 11 ton boat, measuring 34 1/2 feet in length, with two masts and 2 lug sails.... 8972
Christy This vessel (which was registered at Stornoway as SY900 in April 1871) belonged to John Smith of 6 Keose who was also its master. It was an 1 1/2 ton boat, measuring 14 feet in length, with one mast and 1 lug sail. Its... 8973

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