X.212

Name: X.212

Class: 98 foot, powered; Nos X.201 - X.225

Launch Date: 1916

Builder: W. Dobson & Co., Newcastle

Yard No: 204

Engine:

Screws:

Other Information:

1921 for disposal at Rosyth

1923 T.I.C. LIGHTER No.12, Tyne Improvement Commission (ON.145508)

1925 John Gunn & Joseph Cockburn, Newcastle

1928 Albert H. Prior, Blackwall, London

1929 J. J. Prior Ltd., Blackwall

1937 re-engined Skandia 2 x M2cyl, 120bhp

21/12/1940 mined and sank in the Thames Estuary, 51.28N – 00.46E



——

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