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Name Official number Flag IMO
X.157    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1915  1915   
Vessel type Vessel description
Barge   Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir Naval Constr Wk  533 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
124 grt / 98 nrt / 160 disp 105.5 ft  21.1 ft  7.1 ft   
Engine builder Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir
Engine detail
1 Screw. 2-cyl. 2 SCSA (9" x 9-1/2") 14 nhp.
1935 N/E 2-cyl. 2 SCSA (12-5/8" x 14-9/16") by Skandia Vrkn AB, Lysekil
1958 N/E 6-cyl engine by F. Perkins, Peterborough
1966 N/E 6-cyl engine by F. Perkins, Peterborough 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty  London  08/03/1927 
Other names
1927 SWANAGE - 1935 MARY BIRCH 
Subsequent owner and registration history
08/03/1927 reg London (ON.149790).
03/1927 James Dredging, Towage & Transport Co.
09/1935 B. W. Steamship Tug & Lighter Co, London, Register at Hull.
27/07/1955 E Tomlinson, Hull
08/1955 R Lapthorn & Co.Ltd and S. Yeates, Hoo.
1963 R Lapthorn and Co Ltd (sole owners)

1965 R. S. Banyard, Tiptree and Marion Carr, London (each 32/64th shares and trading as Colchester Shipping Co).
 
Vessel history
By 1930 136 grt. 102 nrt. 106.0 ft x 21.0 ft x 7.4 ft.
1935 re-engined 160 grt. 114 nrt.
Later, 157gt.
1958 Re-engined
1966 Re-engined 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1975  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Broken up at Queenborough. 
 

 



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