Name: X.200a

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

Launch Date: 1917


Yard No:



Other Information:

Could be X.21 or X.162??

130grt 100nrt 105.6 x 21.1 x 7.2 feet
blt 1917 [builder unknown]
eng 2cy semi-diesel 2-stroke 85bhp 6kn [maker unknown] ex-??

1951 sold to Vectis Transport Co Ltd, Portsmouth as MARGARET C. (ON 184785, reg Portsmouth)

1954 sold to Fraser & White, Portsmouth

1955 engine removed (126grt 122nrt)

1963 sold to Corrall Ltd, Portsmouth
(still registered to them in 1980)

[no further details]


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