X.159

Name: X.159

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

Launch Date: 1915

Builder: Wm. Beardmore & Co., Dalmuir

Yard No: 533D

Engine:

Screws:

Other Information:

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

From Bill Rutland: X157-9? was owned by Nobby Stickens from Queenborough and towards the end of her life had a 6 cylinder Perkins fitted.



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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