Name: X.139

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

Launch Date: 17/03/1915

Builder: Wm. Doxford & Sons, Pallion, Sunderland

Yard No: 491

Engine: BOL

Screws: 1

Other Information:

Also designated K.2

1921 for disposal at Mudros

Info supplied by Aris Bilalis (located in Piraeus Barge Registers):
Sold in June 1920 to M. Steriotis and registered in Piraeus as motor barge RODOPI.
She was then sold in 1921 to ‘Mihalinos’ Maritime & Commercial S.A. οf Piraeus.


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