X.106

Name: X.106

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

Launch Date: 1915

Builder: J. T. Eltringham & Co., Willington Quay, Tyne

Yard No: 321

Engine:

Screws:

Other Information:

Converted to a tanker on completion and renamed SHRIMP.

06/1920 sold to M. S. Hilton, London

07/1922 BOTLEY, James Dredging, Towage & Transport Co. Ltd., London

11/1926 SAUNTER, F. T. Everard & Sons

1927 re-engined with a 2 cyl. by Plenty & Son Ltd., Newbury

1938 re-engined with a 2 cyl. by Newbury Diesel Co. Ltd.

08/1946 sold to W. G. S. Crouch & Sons Ltd., Greenhithe

03/1970 broken up at Greenhithe by her owners.



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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