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Name: X 100
Type: Landing Craft
Launched:
Completed: 1915
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 194
Dimensions: 131grt, 101nrt, 105.6 x 21.1 x 7.3ft
Engines: oil engine, 40bhp; (1938: 4cyl, 2SCSA, oil engine)
Engines by: J & CG Bolinders; (1938: Crossley Bros Ltd, Manchester)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 146645
History:
1915 Admiralty
1916 Renamed TOILER
191X British Petroleum Co Ltd, London; renamed BRITISH TOILER
1932 Transferred to Shell-Mex & BP Ltd, London
1975 Shell UK Ltd, London
1981 Bowker & King Ltd, London
11/1987 Broken up
Comments: A sub contract from James Pollock, Sons & Co Ltd, who provided the design
Also allocated Pollock yard number 714
One of a large group of 'X' motor barges built to support the armed forces
1938: Re-engined
11/1987: Broken up by Romamet Ltd, Rochester


Photos courtesy of Richard Cox