X.157a

Class: 
105.5 foot, powered; Nos X.1 - X.200
Launch Date: 
1915
Builder: 
Wm. Beardmore & Co., Dalmuir
Yard No: 
533x?
Engine: 
BEAR

Unknown number but probably X157-159 from the above Wm Beardmore Series.

06/1920 sold to M. S. Hilton, London

03/1927 SWANAGE, James Dredging, Towage & Transport Co. Ltd., London (ON 149790)

09/1935 MARY BIRCH, B.W. Steamship, Tug & lighter Co. Ltd., Hull and re-engined with a 2 cyl. by Skandiverken, Lysekil

27/7/1955 sold to E. Tomlinson, Hull (Les Reid has copy of Bill of Sale)

08/1955 sold to R. Lapthorn & Co. Ltd and S. Yeates, Hoo

1958 re-engined with a 6 cyl. by F. Perkins Ltd., Peterborough

1963 sole owner became R. Lapthorn & Co. Ltd.

1965 sold to Richard Banyard, Tiptree and Marion Carr, London each having 32/64 shares

1966 re-engined 'with similar machinery

1975 broken up at Queenborough
 

As MARY BIRCH in India & Millwall Docks on 04/08/1973, one of the series X.157 -
As MARY BIRCH in India & Millwall Docks on 04/08/1973, one of the series X.157 - X.159 by Beardmore

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