X.006

Name: X.006

Class: 105.5 foot, powered; Nos X.1 - X.200

Launch Date:

Builder: Head Wrightson, Middlesbrough

Yard No:

Engine: BOL

Screws: 1

Other Information:

05/1920 sold to John Beaty, Gibraltar as agent and resold to Spanish Navy.
Later in Spanish naval service under a 'K' designation (series K1 to K26).

N.B. the National Archives and Commonwealth War Graves record that it was X.6 (not X.5) that was sunk along with X.110 as described above under X.5



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X-Lighter Classes/numbering:

X.001 – X.200: 105.5 foot, powered

X.201 – X.225: 98 foot, powered

DX.001 – DX.025: 98 foot, dumb

MISC.001 – MISC.003: Vessels believed to be former X-lighters, origins untraced

Engine Abbreviations:

‘BOL’ = 2 cyl. ‘hot bulb’ oil engine by J. & C. G. Bolinders Co., Stockholm

‘SVE’ = 2 cyl. oil engine by J. V. Svensin, Augustendal (Avance design)

‘BEAR’ = 2 cyl. oil engine by Wm. Beardmore & Co., Dalmuir</p>

‘CAMP’ = 2 cyl. ‘hot bulb’ oil engine by The Campbell Gas Engine Co. Ltd., Halifax

‘PLE’ = 2 cyl. oil engine by Plenty & Son, Newbury (Kromhout design)

‘SKAN’ = 2 cyl. oil engine by Skandia