Name: X.154

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

Launch Date: 1915

Builder: Teesside Bridge & Engineering Works Ltd., Middlesbrough

Yard No:

Engine: CAMP


Other Information:

06/1920 sold to M. S. Hilton as agent.


06/07/1926 on London register, 128grt, 101nrt

Sold by James Dredging, Towage & Transport Co. Ltd., London

22/01/1936 to Lincoln & Hull Water Transport Co. Ltd. 

04/05/1938 owner William Cooper & Sons Ltd., London

Re-engined 07/1938 5cyl. Crossley Bros., Manchester, 125bhp, 6.5 knots

1959 broken up at Connah's Quay


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