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Iolaire Originally named the Iolanthe, a luxury yacht built in 1881 in Leith, it was subsequently re-named the Amalthaea, Mione and then, requisitioned by the Admiralty during the Great War, as HM Yacht Iolaire. At New Year... 1059
Industrious The Industrious was launched in 1949. It was owned by Angus MacLean of Backhill, Berneray, registered in Castlebay as CY 116. Angus sold it to Angus Alex Macdonald of Tobson. In 1977 the Industrious was sold to the ... 39757
Ina The Ina SY125 was owned by Ken Smith and skippered by Malcolm Matheson (1884) and John Mackay, Crowlista (1891) out of Crowlista. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 12 ton, 29' keel; crew of eight. 38279
Hopewell Murdo Ferguson (1780-) son of Fergus Ferguson and Marion Montgomery, Keose was a fisherman with the "Hopewell" of Stornoway in 1795. 29159
Hopewell Boat - HopewellReg. 1908 No. SY 13116ft keelMast and lug sail2.6 ton 5 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/Skipper - Duncan Macdonald (Donnchadh Dhoilig), HackleteTransferred 1923 to Norman Macdonald (Torquil),... 39692
Hope The Hope was owned and skippered by Peter Mackay, 5 Balallan. 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. 22048
Honour Bright A large herring motor fishing boat. 22425
Home Rule Boat - Home Rule Reg. 1890 No. SY 872 23ft keel Mast and sail; decked boat; Zulu Line fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald, Breaclete   39619
Highland Mary Boat - Highland MaryReg. 1869 No. SY 90515ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper Angus Macaulay, Valasay (Aonghas Bhalasaigh) Reg. closed 30-06-1871; no longer used for fishing; now... 39810
Highland Maid The Highland Maid SY589 was owned by Murdo Maclean and skippered by Angus Buchanan out of Valtos. Two masts and lugs; drift nets. 6 tons, 25' keel; crew of seven. 37897
Highland Chief Boat - Highland ChiefRegistered 1902 No. Sy 41216.5ft KeelMast and Lug sail3.55 Ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper/Builder - John Maclennan(Scodaidh), 8 Kirkibost Reg. Closed 03/12/1921 13881
Helen Slater Boat - Helen SlaterReg. 1888 No. SY 37824ft keel - Zulu2 masts, foresail, jib and jigger8 ton 5 man crewLine fishing 1st registered owner - Kenneth Mackinnon, Tarbert1891 owner/skipper - Malcolm Macleod (Calum Sheorais... 37858
Helen & Ann The Helen & Ann was owned by John Mackenzie and skippered by John Mackenzie. She was a 10 ton boat with a keel length of 34ft, 2 mast and lug sails and fished using drift nets, crewed by 5 men. This boat was wrecked... 22050
Hawk Boat - HawkReg 1869 No. SY 121023ft keel2 masts and lug sails8 ton8 man crew Owner -Kenneth Smith, fish curer StornowaySkipper - Angus Macarthur (Aonghas Mhicartair), Bosta Reg. cancelled 27-11-1875; unfit for fishing 39593
Hard To Pull Boat - Hard to PullReg. 1869 No. SY 92915.5 ft keelMast and lug sail3 ton4 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/skipper - Donald Mackenzie (Domhnall Mhicenzie), 1 Crulivig Reg. closed 13-11-1872; old and un-seaworthy 39665
Hankow Boat - HankowReg. 1921 No. SY 315ft keelMast and lug sail3.39 ton 3 man crewFishing with nets and creels Owner/Skipper - John Macdonald (Iain Thormoid Aonghais), TobsonBuilder - Donald Macaulay(Domhnall Dhomhnaill Mairi... 39754
Handy The Handy SY555 was a beautiful boat which was skippered by Berri, 27 Gravir. She was taken over by the Navy during the War and was used as a harbour service boat, on the mainland. The owners were paid for the use of... 11037
Handy Boat - HandyReg. 1934 No. SY 12ft keelMast and lug sail1.25 ton 3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Norman Mackenzie (Goug), 6 TobsonNew owner 1946 John Macdonald (Iain 'an Sciotam), 9 TobsonNew Owner 1949... 39751
Handy Boat - HandyReg. 1944 No. SY 33512ft keelSail and outboard0.80 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - John Murdo Macdonald (Murchadh an Tobha), Thule House Reg. closed 1960 39752
Halcyon Boat - HalcyonReg. 1920 No. SY 15217.3ft keelMast and lug sail4.86 ton 7 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Smith, BragarBuilder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh), Kirkibost Reg. closed 20-09-1930; not... 39830
HMY Zarefah Originally built as the Maretanza V for Sir John Denison-Pender. In 1914, she was hired by the Royal Navy and equipped for minesweeping duties The HMY Zarefah struck a mine, on the 8th May 1917, and sank in the North... 111572
HMT Lochiel HMT Lochiel was a naval trawler which was either torpedoed or struck a mine and sank in the North Sea on 24 July 1918. 104722
HMT Crestflower HMT Crestflower came under attack by German aircraft and was lost in the English Channel on 19 July 1940. There is more information available online, including a website dedicated to the history of German U-boats, and... 20293
HMT Arctic Hunter The HMT Arctic Hunter, originally the fishing trawler Capel H17, was built in Hull and requisitioned by the Admiralty in 1939 in order to serve as a minesweeper. Following the Second World War, on returning to trawling... 66776
HMS Wyvern HMS Wyvern, also spelled HMS Wivern, was launched at the Isle of Wight in 1919. Following its early service, the destroyer was in reserve for a number of years, being recommissioned in 1939. In May 1940, the Wyvern's... 105152
HMS Wren The HMS Wren, built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd, Glasgow was sunk by German dive bombers in the Atlantic in 1940. 52156
HMS Worcestershire HMS Worcestershire was originally a passenger ship, but was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser in 1939. The Worcestershire was damaged by a U-boat on 3rd April 1941. It survived,... 23359
HMS Whirlwind A Destroyer launched in 1917, and commissioned in 1918. HMS Whirlwind was torpedoed and sunk on 5 July 1940 by the German submarine U-34 120 miles west of Lands End. 36839
HMS Welshman HMS Welshman was built by Hawthorn Leslie and launched on 4 September 1940. She served in the Mediterranean Fleet and supported Malta during the long seige as a supply vessel; her role is featured in the film The Malta... 8686
HMS Wakeful On 29 May 1940 HMS Wakeful was torpedoed and sunk by German motor torpedo boat S-30 while participating in the evacuation of French, English and Belgian troops off Dunkirk; 650 men were lost. 23103

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