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Name: X 211
Type: Landing Craft
Launched: 1916
Completed: 1916
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 203
Dimensions: 121grt, 53nrt, 98.2 x 20.1 x 7.4ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, 2cyl (13 x 13.5ins), 119nhp
Engines by: J & CG Bolinders MVA A/B, Stockholm
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1922: 146244)
History:
1916 The Admiralty
1922 Island Transport Co, Cowes; renamed ARRETON
2004 Broken up
Comments: 1921: For disposal at Chatham
1939: Re-engined with a Skandia oil engine
1958: Re-engined with a Ruston & Hornsby oil engine
1968: Observed at Shoreham, later in service on River Severn
10/1998: Abandoned after being left in a field by a flood on the Severn
2004: Broken up, continuing at least until 2008


Above photos as ARRETON taken in 2008, copyright of Philip Simons