Class: 105.5 foot, powered; Nos X.1 - X.200
Launch Date: 1915
Builder: Sunderland S.B. Company
Yard No: 299
1920 sold to Renwick, Wilton & Co.
23/02/1939 registered as a dumb barge to J. J. Prior (Transport) Ltd. as X.57, registered at London ON.166786
24/02/1939 renamed FENCE and re-engined with a 2cyl. Skandia 130bhp and lengthened to 110 feet.
12/1963 renamed PETER P and rebuilt
1964 re-registered after rebuilding
1998 renamed J. J. PRIOR and laid up on the Medway for possible preservation
1999 sold to John Dunford and converted to a houseboat in Barking Creek, photos from 2010 available.
Intention to fit an Iveco 8210 engine
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
‘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