X.047

Name: X.047

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

Launch Date: 1915

Builder: Osbourne, Graham & Co., Hylton, Sunderland

Yard No: 198

Engine: BOL

Screws: 1

Other Information:

1919 in North Russia
06/1920 sold to M. S. Hilton as agent.

1927 STUBBINGTON (ON 149826), James Dredging, Towage & Transport Co. Ltd., London

22/01/1936 Sold to Lincoln & Hull Water Transport Co. Ltd. , Hull

March 1937 Caldwell's Paper Mill Co. Ltd., Inverkeithing

1939 Leith Salvage & Towage Co. Ltd., Leith

Register closed 1960



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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