Name: X.156

As PETER ROBIN at Great Yarmouth on 21/9/1963

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

Launch Date: 1915

Builder: Wm. Beardmore & Co., Dalmuir

Yard No: 533A

Engine: BEAR


Other Information:

191x to Admiralty as C.162

1924 sold

Later MARDY (ON 131236)

LR1932-1940 owner G. W. Balls, King's Lynn

Re-engined 1946 Motorenfab. Kromhout, Amsterdam (made 1930)

LR1950 owner G. W. Balls & Sons, King's Lynn

1951 PETER ROBIN, G. W Balls & Sons, King's Lynn

LR1959 owner L. G. Strevens, King's Lynn

later Raymond A. Sulley, Sittingbourne

Broken up at Grays in 1992.


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