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Name: X 209
Type: Landing Craft
Launched: 1916
Completed: 1916
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 201
Dimensions: 121grt, 72nrt, 97.5 x 20.4 x 7.3ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 40bhp
Engines by: J & CG Bolinders MVA A/B, Stockholm
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
1916 The Admiralty
after 1945 Renamed DODDLES
by 1951 WR Cunis Ltd, London
by 1963 AJ Brush, Maldon
No further history known
Comments: 31/05/1940: Landed 67 troops from Dunkirk at Ramsgate
1957: Re-engined with 5cyl, by Crossley Bros, Manchester (made 1936)
No record beyond Lloyd’s Register 1990