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Name: X 106
Type: Landing Craft
Launched: 1915
Completed: 1915
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 321
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: (1922: 146604)
History:
1915 Admiralty
1915 Renamed SHRIMP
06/1920 MS Hilton, London
07/1922 James Dredging, Towage & Transport Co Ltd (REV James, manager), London
07/1922 Renamed BOTLEY
11/1926 FT Everard & Sons, Greenhithe; renamed SAUNTER
08/1946 WGS Crouch & Sons Ltd, Greenhithe
03/1970 Broken up
Comments: 1915: Completed then converted into a tanker
1927: Re-engined; 2cyl, Plenty & Sons Ltd, Newbury
1938: Re-engined: 2cyl, Newbury Diesel Co Ltd, Newbury.
03/1970: Broken up by WGS Crouch & Sons Ltd, Greenhithe