X.090

Name: X.090

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

Launch Date:

Builder: Caledon S.B. Co., Dundee

Yard No: 247

Engine: BOL

Screws: 1

Other Information:

1921 for disposal at Invergordon then at Rosyth converted to a tanker

1922 DINGLE, Limerick S.S. Co. Ltd., Limerick

LR1951, 1954 Shannon S.S. Co. Ltd., Limerick

Re-engined 1954 by R. A. Lister & Co., Dursley (made 1948)

LR1959 Maldon Shipping Co. (R. S. Banyard)

LR1963,1964 R. S. Banyard

LR1966, 1968 Colchester Shipping Co. (R. S. Banyard)

1921 for disposal at Invergordon then at Rosyth converted to a tanker

1922 DINGLE, Limerick S.S. Co. Ltd., Limerick

LR1951, 1954 Shannon S.S. Co. Ltd., Limerick

Re-engined 1954 by R. A. Lister & Co., Dursley (made 1948)

LR1959 Maldon Shipping Co. (R. S. Banyard)

LR1963,1964 R. S. Banyard

LR1966, 1968 Colchester Shipping Co. (R. S. Banyard)

LR1970, 1985 W. R. Cunis Ltd., London

LR1990 no owners, not in LR1993

1977 broken up at Queenborough



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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