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Sea Flower Boat - Sea FlowerReg. 1899 No. SY 1519ft keelMast and lug sail - decked3.7 ton 4 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper - Donald Martin (Domhnall 'an Cohinnich; an Cruadal), HackleteTransferred 06-02-1911 to Angus Martin (... 39711
Sea Belle Boat - Sea BelleReg. 1869 No. SY 89115ft keelMast and sailLine fishing and creels Owner/skipper - Angus Macaulay (Aonghas neill Chrothair), Croir 39655
Scottish Lass Boat - Scottish LassRegistered 1893 No. Sy 101518ft KeelMast and Lug sail. Decked7 ton6 man crewLine fishing Owner/Skipper/Builder - John Maclennan (Scodaidh) 8 KirkibostSold to BreascleteReg. Closed 1926 13857
Scotch Lass Boat - Scotch LassReg. 1953 No. SY 59734ft keelKetch rig with Kelvin diesel 6615.3 ton4 man crewLine fishing, nets and creels Owner/Skipper - George Clark Sold 1955 Article that appeared in Fishing Boats (a news-letter... Yes 39838
Sceptre A 70ft Zulu type boat. 46073
Sally The Sally was owned and skippered by Donald Mackinnon. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 13ft, fished using lines and nets, had 2 oars and crewed by 2 men. 22077
Safeguard The 'Safeguard', a wooden motor drifter, caught fire in the Minch on 25 June 1934. She was skippered by Murdo Macleod, 26 Cromore and was finally sunk by the 'Nellie Gardner', 8 miles south-west of Stornoway. 49576
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
SS Vine Branch Originally the SS Imperialist, built in Sunderland in 1898, the ship was soon renamed the SS Clan Shaw. On its sale to the Nautilus Steam Shipping Company, it was renamed the SS Vine Branch.  On 6th April 1917, en route... 46745
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
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
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
SS Marburn The SS Marburn was originally the SS Tunisian, built for the Allan Line, and launched in 1900. In 1907 the Tunisian was chartered to Canadian Pacific, and taken over by the company ten years later. In 1922 the ship was... 60583
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
SS Furnessia The Furnessia was launched on October 19, 1880 for the Barrow Steamship Company. She made her maiden voyage on February 17, 1881 from Glasgow-Ireland-New Yark and her final voyage on August 12, 1911. 28470
SS Empire Comet The SS Empire Comet (Greenock, 1941?, 6914 tons) sailed in convoy for Manchester under Capt HR Willis and with a crew of 35 from Halifax, Nova Scotia on 7 February 1942. She became detached from the convoy and was not... 8684
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
SS Athenia Athenia was built by Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering, Glasgow and was launched in January 1922. She made her maiden voyage for an Anchor-Donaldson/Cunard joint service on 21 April 1923 from Glasgow and Liverpool... Yes 38051
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
SS Anhui The SS Anhui (built 1903) was sunk, on the 13th August 1918, by the German submarine U-27, while on route from Famagusta to Port Said. Four of the crew were killed in action. More information on her wreck site can be... 111903
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
Roselea The Roselea was owned by the MacInnes brothers (Balaich Fhionnlaigh) and was still working up to 1953. The boat came to Gravir from Lochboisdale and cost £300. It is thought that the Roselea was built somewhere on the... Yes 11031
Rose The Rose SY947 was owned and skippered by Hugh Mackay out of Carishader. Four oars; line fishing. 2 ton, 14' keel, crew of four. 37911
Roe The Roe SY1355 was owned by Alexander Macaulay and skippered by Murdo Macaulay out of Islivig. 1 mast and lugsail, 4 oars, creels. 3 ton, 18' keel, crew of four. 38173
Rhoda Boat - RhodaReg.1923 No. SY 11825ft keelMast and lug sail6.5 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and creels Owner/Skipper - Malcolm Macleod (Calum Sheorais), Breaclete01-03-1934 motor engine fitted - 13/15 Kelvin poppet -... 37862
Retriever Boat - RetrieverRegistered - 1880 No - Sy 19217ft KeelMast and sail - Open boat4 Ton6 Man crew Owner/Skipper - John Maclennan (Scodaidh) Reg. Closed - 1894 13856
Reliant Boat - ReliantRegistered 1960 No. Sy 20836.6ft KeelKetch rig, 2 Masts, diesel motor17.26 Ton3 Man crewCreel fishing Owners; - D Z Macaulay, 1 Kirkibost John Macaulay,1 then 13 Kirkibost Donald Angus Macinnes(Dolly na... Yes 13794
Reform The Reform SY160 was owned by Alexander Maclean and skippered by Angus Buchanan out of Valtos. 1 mast and lugsail; open boat. 8 ton, 30' keel, crew of seven. 38283
Reaip The Reaip was owned and skippered by Malcolm Macdonald. She was a 1.5 ton boat with a keel length of 12ft, 4 oars, fished with lines and nets and crewed by 4 men. 22089
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

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