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Evening Star The Evening Star SY1116 was owned by Kenneth Smith (Stornoway) and skippered by Kenneth Macaulay (1869) and Angus Mackinnon (1872) out of Islivig. 2 masts and lugsails; fishing lines. 7 tons, 25.5' keel, crew of seven. 38166
Morning Star The Morning Star SY1579 was owned and skippered by Norman Morrison out of Brenish and evidently registered on the same day as Norman's other boat, the Lady Hood. 1 mast and lugsail; creels. 3 ton; 15.5' keel; crew of... 38254
Margaret Boat - MargaretRegistered - 1886 No. - Sy 8818ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Open boat4 Ton6 Man crew Owner - John Macaulay (Iain Neill) 2 KirkibostSkipper - Donald Macaulay (Domhnall Neill) Reg. Closed - 16/12/1901. Not... 13795
Kate Mary Boat - Kate MaryRegistered 1893 No. Sy?16.5 ft KeelMast and lug sail3 Ton3 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Alexander Maclennan (Alastair Neill) 10 KirkibostBuilt in Stornoway but remodelled by John... 13883
Lark The Lark was owned and skippered by Allan Macsween. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 14ft, 4 oars, using lines and nets for fishing and crewed by 4 men. 22083
Dolphin The Dolphin was owned by Kenneth Mackenzie and skippered by Kenneth 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. She was left at Wick... 22046
Aurora Boat - AuroraRegistered 1893 No. Sy 100720ft KeelMast, Foresail and Jib7.5 Ton5 man crew Owner/Skipper Donald Macaulay (Domhnall Mairi) 19 KirkibostBuilder John Macarthur (am Bogha) Carloway Sold 31/03/1909 to John... 14034
Augusta The Augusta SY591 was owned by Hector Matheson and skippered by WIlliam Matheson out of Valtos. Two masts, lugs and jib; fishing lines. 6 tons, 26' keel, crew of seven. 37890
A Boat - AReg. 1946 No. SY 68213ft keelAuxilliary motorCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - John Maciver (Iain Fhionnlaigh), 7b Breaclete Reg. closed 1955 37853
Mary The Mary SY944 was owned and skippered by Donald Macdonald out of Uigen. One mast and lugsail; lines and nets. 3 ton, 16' keel; crew of four. 37904
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
Annie Annie - Registered 1901 No. Sy 22816.2ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Decked4.6 Ton3 Man crew Owner/Skipper - Angus Maclennan(an Gaidheal) 5 KirkibostBuilder - John Maciver (Iain Thormoid), Tobson.Transferred in 1946 to... 13828
Brothers The Brothers SY856 was owned and operated by Angus Morrison out of Valtos. One mast and lugsail; lines and creels. 2 ton; 14' keel; crew of four. 37979
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
Pansy This boat which was built in Orkney was large enough at 18 feet to sail to Stornoway on a regular basis. She was also used to ferry people across the water to church in Kinloch on Sundays. 51927
Mary Ann Boat - Mary AnnReg. 1869 No. SY 91115ft keelMast and sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - Angus Macarthur (Aonghas Mhicartair), Bosta 39599
Cherry This boat was skippered by Donald Macleod, 11 Cromore. 49583
Dolphin Boat - DolphinReg. 1962 No. SY 31216ft keelSail and auxiliary motor Line fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Murdo Macdonald (Murchadh an Tobha), Thule HouseSold 1966 to Keose seaweed factory Reg. closed 39738
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
Black Prince Black Prince SY813 was owned by Malcolm Mackay and skippered by John Buchanan out of Valtos. One mast and lugsail; fishing lines. 4 tons; 17' keel; crew of five. 37960
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
Gallan Boat - GallanRegistered 1903 No. Sy 7027.5ft Keel2 Masts, Lugger rig, Lug sail and Jib16 Ton8 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/Skipper - Donald Macdonald, South BragarTransferred in 1904 to Murdo Morrison,... 13884
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
Damsel Boat - DamselReg. 1870 No. SY 124816ft keelMast and lug sail2 ton4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - Murdo Morrison (Murchadh Moireasdan), CroirReg. closed 1872; boat broken up 39631
Mormina Boat - MorminaRegistered 1973 No.Sy 13832.4ft overall lengthDiesel engineCreel fishing Owner/Skipper - Finlay Macdonald (Fionnlagh Thormoid Dhol) 23 KirkibostBuilt in Orkney 1987, New owner- F Mackinnon, Portnalong,... 14035
Brothers The Brothers was owned and skippered by Malcolm Macritchie out of Kneep. 1 mast, fore jib; open boat; lines. 8 ton, 31' keel, crew of seven. 38274
Forward Ho Boat - Forward HoReg. 1912 No. SY 38917ft keelMast and lug sail3.25 ton 3man crewLine fishing and nets Owner/Skipper - Angus Macdonald, ValasayNew owner 28-01-1914 - Duncan Macphail, Shawbost Reg. closed 39808
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
James The James SY429 was owned by Hugh McLachlan and skippered by Donald Macdonald (1869), Malcolm Mackay (19 Feb 1873) and John Macaulay (26 Nov 1877), probably out of Islivig or Crowlista. Two masts and lugs; fishing lines... 37942
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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