Name: X.215

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

Launch Date: 1916

Builder: J. T. Eltringham & Co., Willington Quay, Tyne

Yard No: 326

Engine: PLE

Screws: 2

Other Information:

02/1920 sold to Captain Joseph Green, London

1923 DYSERTH (ON 145932)

1923 lengthened to 118.1 feet


1934 RIVER LOYNE, R.Gardner, Lancaster and listed as a hopper barge with a 4cyl. by D. Goedkoop, Amsterdam

12/1948 sank in the Menai Straits


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