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HMS Albrighton This vessel was built by: John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland) and launched on 11 October, 1941. Sold to West Germany Navy on 14 May 1959 where she served as the frigate Raule F... 60341
Edindoune 5 Boat - EdindouneReg. 1966 No. SY 36832.2ft keelDiesel motor6.94 ton 3 man crewCreel fishing Owner/Skipper Pier Hallam Lees, 5 HackleteBuilt Buckie 1960 Sold 1968 to Kyle of Lochalsh 39688
Spray This boat was skippered by Finlay Smith, 19 Cromore. 49584
SS City of Christchurch The SS City of Christchurch was a steam cargo ship, built in 1915. At the time of the vessel's loss in an air raid on 22nd March 1943, it was owned by the Ellerman & Bucknall Steamship Company Limited, which was... 21715
Pioneer 49609
Dove 49598
HMS Newmarket HMS Newmarket was a 833 ton steamer built in 1907 by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Hull for the Great Eastern Railway Company, Harwich. She was requisitioned by the Royal Navy for use as a minesweeper... 105251
SS Marloch SS Marloch, known until 1921 as RMS Victorian, was a Canadian Pacific Line steamship, built in 1904 in Belfast. She carried hundreds of emigrants from Glasgow to Quebec in June 1924. 104723
CY 229 Welcome Home The Welcome Home was owned by Angus MacKillop of 13 Borve. 104891
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
RMS Carmania RMS Carmania was an ocean liner belonging to the Cunard line. At the beginning of the First World War, she was converted to an armed merchant cruiser. In September 1914, she engaged with and sank the German vessel SMS ... 107318
HMS Anson HMS Anson was a King George V-class battleship of the Royal Navy, named after Admiral George Anson. She was built by Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Shipyard and launched on 24 February 1940, being completed on 22... 107405
HMS Tiercel HMS Tiercel was a Royal Navy Armed yacht built by Henry Robb Ltd (Leith) in 1913 and laid up in 1945.     107413
Breadalbane The Breadalbane was a Free Church ship that was used during John Morison's tour of the central belt of Scotland. The tour aimed to find funds to ensure that Manish Church in Harris would be completed without outstanding... 107502
SS Mongolian The SS Mongolian was a steamship of the Allan Line, built in Glasgow in 1890. Over the next two decades or so it regularly carried passengers across the Atlantic. During the First World War it was requisitioned for use... 107674
Michael-E SS Michael E was a 7,628 GRT cargo ship that was built in 1941. She was sunk by a German submarine on the 2nd June 1941 on her maiden voyage.     108237
MV Empire Gem The MV Empire Gem was a 8,139 ton British motor tanker, built in 1941 by Harland and Wolf Ltd. Glasgow. She was owned by British Tanker Co. Ltd. London. On 24 January 1942, she was on route from Port Arthur in Texas to... 108510
HMS Stronghold HMS Stronghold  was a Royal Naval Destroyer, built at Scotts of Greenock for the Admiralty. She was sunk at the Battle of the Java Sea on 2 March 1942. 110425
SS Windsor Hall SS WIndsor Hall, built by W. Doxford & Sons Ltd. Sunderland in 1910 and owned at the time of her loss by Hansen Bros. Ltd. London. On 17 January 1918, she was on a naval support operation on a voyage from Karachi to... 111507
HMS Silicia HMS Silicia was commissioned by the Admiralty in August 1939. She was launched on the 27th of November 1912. She was mined and sunk, off the Humber, on 8 May 1941. 112490
SS Kenmare SS Kenmare was an Irish Coaster which sailed between the port of Cork, Fishguard, Dublin and Liverpool during the First World War. On 02. 03.1918, while en route from Liverpool to Cork, she was torpedoed by German U-... 116956
Nevada 2 The Nevada 2 was built by Bremer Vulkan-Vegesak and launched in 1918 as the Rovuma. She was originally a German ship but was handed over to France as part of the reparations following the Great War and had a long... 117072
HM Drifter Eddy HM Drifter Eddy was a British World War One vessel, built in Aberdeen and was assigned to sweep for mines in Malta during the Second World War. She sank after hitting a mine herself on 26.05.1942, when returning to... 119187
HMS Pembroke There have been many Royal Navy ships named HMS Pembroke since 1655. However, for many men from the Western Isles who served during World War One, HMS Pembroke was the shore establishment, including barracks, at Chatham... 37166
Royal Albert The Royal Albert was chartered by the Highland and Islands Emigration Society in order to carry emigrants to Australia. The ship, captained by William Robinson, left Plymouth in August 1855 and arrived at Port Adelaide... 72564
SS Oakcrest The SS Oakcrest was built in 1929, she was owned by the Crest Line of London. She was a 5,407 ton merchant ship. The Oakcrest was known as the Korana until 1940; her official ship number is 1171313. While in convoy OB,... 110063
HMS Carinthia HMS Carinthia was an Armed Merchant Cruiser; she was sunk by a torpedo on the 6th of June 1940. More information can be found here: http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/338.html 110215
MV Richmond Castle The Richmond Castle was a 7,798 ton motor merchant ship launched in 1939. While traveling, from Buenos Aires to Avonmounth, the ship was attacked and sunk by U-176 on the fourth of August 1942. More detailed information... 110958
HMS Quail The HMS Quail was launched on the 1st June 1942, her motto was 'I will be prompt at a signal'. She was damaged by a mine off Bali on the 15th November 1943. She sank under tow on the 18th May 1944. Further information... 111293
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

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