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Name: X 105
Type: Landing Craft
Launched: 1915
Completed: 1915
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 320
Dimensions: 131grt, 101nrt, 105.6 x 21.1 x 7.3ft; (1926: 141grt, 90nrt); (1938: 135grt, 51nrt)
Engines: Oil engine, 1cyl, 40nhp; (1939: Oil engine, 3cyl, 110bhp);
(1964: Oil engine, 2cyl, 150bhp); (1969: Oil engine, 6cyl, 180bhp)
Engines by: Plenty & Son, Newbury; (1939: Deutz); (1964: Skandia); (1969: Bergius-Kelvin)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 4.0knots; (1969: 8.0knots)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1926: 149710)
History:
1915 Admiralty
06/1920 MS Hilton, London
31/05/1926 James Dredging, Towage & Transport Co Ltd (REV James, manager), London
31/05/1926 Renamed SWAY
1936 JJ Prior (Transport) Ltd, London
1963 Renamed SIDNEY P
05/1987 Grange Marine Services Ltd, Queenborough, Kent; renamed MARGARET G
12/1987 Lavington International Ltd, Gibraltar (Grange Marine Services Ltd, managers)
19XX Unknown owner, Gambia
No later history known
Comments: 1919: Used in the Northern Russia campaign
1939: Re-engined: 110nhp, 3cyl, Deutz AG, Cologne
1964: Rebuilt by Smith & Donovan and James Pollock, Sons & Co, Faversham
1969: Re-engined; 180nhp, 6cyl, Bergius Kelvin, Glasgow


Above photo as SIDNEY P

Above photos as MARGARET G copyright of Richard Myers