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Name: X 103
Type: Landing Craft
Launched: 1915
Completed: 1915
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 318
Dimensions: 131grt, 101nrt, 105.6 x 21.1 x 7.3ft
Engines: oil engine, 40nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: (1928: 160561)
History:
1915 Admiralty
1928 Unknown owner, London; renamed SPARSHOLT
13/03/1942 Sank
Comments: 02/1940: Requisitioned as a Mooring Vessel (Torpedo lighter)
Based at the Nore on the Thames
13/03/1942: Sank after striking a stray mine off Shoeburyness, Essex, six crewmen lost