Class: 98 foot, powered; Nos X.201 - X.225
Launch Date: 16/06/1916
Builder: Craig Taylor & Co., Stockton-on-Tees
Yard No: 188
Served for canteen stores in France and Rosyth.
1921 for disposal at Rosyth
1923 T.I.C. LIGHTER No.11, Tyne Improvement Commission (ON.145507)
1925 John Gunn & Joseph Cockburn, Newcastle
1926 registered to Thos. J. Metcalf Jnr., Thorpe Bay (reg. London)
1927 renamed MONICA M
1929 New Goldfields of Venezuela Ltd., London
1934 register closed ' derelict and scuttled at Trinidad'
1935 Frank Cooper (Gordon Grant & Co. Ltd.), Port of Spain (reg. Trinidad)
1945 reported sunk in the River Orinoco.
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
‘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