Name: X.102

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

Launch Date: 1915

Builder: W. Dobson & Co., Newcastle

Yard No: 196



Other Information:

or Eltringham y.n.317? WSS has Dobson

Also designated K.39

1921 for disposal at Mudros

Details from Aris Bilalis –

8.20: sold to Chemical Products & Fertilisers S.A., Piraeus.
3.22: renamed LIPASMATA (means Fertilisers)
7.36: renamed PINIOS.
1943 sank off Piraeus when italian freighter RAVELLO pulled away in speed while taking water from PINIOS.


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