Name: X.200

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

Launch Date: 1915

Builder: Head Wrightson, Middlesbrough

Yard No: 196?

Engine: BOL

Screws: 1

Other Information:


1921 for disposal at Inverkeithing then at Rosyth

08/10/1923 sold to Thomas Edward Evans, London as ALDERNEY, ON.147547

131grt, 74nrt (later 80nrt)

05/1925 sold to J. Samuel White as agent for Spanish Government

Later in Spanish naval service under a 'K' designation (series K1 to K26).


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