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Morning Star The Morning Star SY583 was owned by John Macaulay and skippered by Malcolm Morrison out of Valtos. 2 masts and lug sails; decked. 10 ton, 30.5' keel, crew of eight. George Macleod, Bernera, suggests this may be the... 38301
HMS Vivacious Launched by Yarrow Shipbuilders Scotstoun. in 1917 and commissioned in the same year. During the Dunkirk evacuation made five trips to the beaches.She was reconstructed as a Long Range Escort vessel in 1942 and broken... 60336
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
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
Arab Arab SY812 was owned by Neil Jamieson and skippered by Malcolm Mackay out of Valtos. Two masts and lugs; drift nets. 12 tons; 38' keel; crew of five. 37956
Craggam Boat - CraggamRegistered - 1891 No. - Sy 92117ft KeelMast and Lug sail3 Ton3 Man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald 17 KirkibostReg. Closed - 1892 14030
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
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
Peggy (Balallan) The Peggy was owned by Donald Mackinnon and skippered by Donald Mackinnon. She was a 1 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft and fished using lines and nets and 2 oars, crewed by 4 men. 22061
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
Eliza The Eliza SY1115 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Norman Macleod out of Brenish. Two masts and lugs; line fishing. 7 ton, 25.5' keel; crew of seven. 38000
Lark Boat - Larkreg 1869 No. SY 90815ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - Donald Macaulay (Domhnall Mairi), Bosta Reg. closed 17-10-1878; unfit for fishing 39595
Challenger Boat - ChallengerReg. 1947 No. SY 72712.7ft keelAuxilliary motor and oars0.63 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Angus Matheson (Aonghas Chaluim Madson), Hacklete Reg. closed 1955 39683
Paeony Boat - PaeonyReg. 1946 No. SY 56812ft keel0.97 ton 1 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - John Maciver (Iain Thormoid Bhig), 2 CroirTransferred 1973 to son Norman Reg. closed 39646
HMS Boadicea This vessel was sunk by German aircraft off Portland, England while supporting the Normandy landings. 41229
Challenger Boat - ChallengerReg. 1929 No. SY 1145 ton Owner - Donald Macdonald (Dol), Tobson 39734
Lady Hood The Lady Hood SY1578 was owned and skippered by Norman Morrison out of Brenish. She was evidently named after Lady Hood, the Hon Mrs Stewart Mackenzie, who was proprietor of the Island from 1815 to 1824. 1 mast and... 38251
Flora The Flora SY357 was owned by John Macaulay (possibly a fish curer in Uig?) and skippered by John Maclennan out of Valtos. 2 masts and lugsails; decked. 10 tons; 31' keel; crew of seven. 38289
Dux Boat - DuxRegistered 1938 No. Sy 41817ft KeelMast and Lug sail1.22 Ton2 Man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Morrison (Danaidh) 4 KirkibostNew owner 1947- Murdo Morrison, 4 Kirkibost Outboard fitted -... 13806
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
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
Nightingale Boat - NightingaleReg. 1869 No. SY 99826ft keel3 masts, 2 sails and jib8 ton8 man crewLine fishing Owner - Kenneth Smith, fish curer, StornowaySkipper Murdo Macdonald (Murchadh Chaluim) TobsonSkipper 31-10-1870 Donald... 39790
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
Daisy Boat - DaisyReg. 1946 No. SY 675Sail and auxiliary motor13.2 ton 2 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald (Domhnall Sheumais), 5 Croir Reg. closed 1964 39628
Annabella The Annabella SY588 was owned by Murdo Maclean and skippered by Donald Macdonald out of Valtos. Two masts, lugs and jib; fishing lines. 8 tons; 25' keel, crew of eight. 37901
Christina The Christina SY592 was owned by Hector Matheson and skippered by Malcolm Mackay and John Macleod out of Valtos. 2 masts, lugs and jib; fishing lines 6 tons, 26' keel, 7-man crew 37888
Clyde The Clyde SY428 (or 427?) was owned by Hugh McLachlan and skippered by John Matheson (1869), Donald Macarthur (19 Feb 1873) and John Macaulay (26 Nov 1877), probably out of Islivig or Crowlista. Two masts and lugs;... 37939
Kate Boat - KateRegistered - 1888 No. - Sy 41821ft Keel2 Masts and Lug sail5 Ton6 Man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/Skipper - Angus Macaulay (Aonghas Mairi) 13 Kirkibost Reg. Closed 26/01/1898 - Unseaworthy The... 14013
Columbine Columbine SY180 was registered in 1930 to John Macleod, 24 Cromore. 15 ton/57' keel. Yes 49367
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

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