Neville P, Gilroy - Seaman 1A who died this day - RFA Black Rover 2003.
John, Stroughair - Donkeyman Greaser who died this day - RFA Olna (2) 1958.
Henry, Pawsey - Fireman who died this day - RFA Mollusc 1918.
Subsequent name: ROAM
Official Number: 105148
Class: X Craft Motor Lighter / Tanker
Pennant No: X42
Builder: Osbourne Graham
Out of service: December 1920
Fate: 26 October 1926 sank
Items of historic interest involving this ship: -
Background Data: Was originally launched as one of a large number of X Craft built during WW1 which was converted into a tanker
1915 launched by Osbourne Graham & Co, North Hylton, Sunderland as Yard Nr 193 as an X Craft lighter named X 42
1915 completed as a tanker and renamed LOBSTER
12 July 1918 at Rosyth alongside HMS TALBOT refuelling her with 19 tons of FFO
6 August 1918 at Rosyth alongside HMS TALBOT refuelling her with 6 tons of FFO
28 August 1918 at Rosyth alongside HMS TALBOT refuelling her with 15 tons of FFO
2 September 1918 at Rosyth alongside HMS TALBOT refuelling her with 10 tons of FFO
3 November 1918 at Rosyth HMS TALBOT alongside discharged 36 tons of FFO into the tanker
11 January 1919 at Rosyth alongside HMS TORCH refuelling her with 15 tons of FFO
17 January 1919 at Rosyth alongside HMS TORCH refuelling her with 12 tons of FFO
1919 served in Northern Russia
22 July 1919 Able Seaman FrederickThomas FITZGIBBONS, MMR, 998936 discharged dead - drowned. He is remembered with pride on the Plymouth Naval Memorial
5 August 1919 Engineer William Johnston discharged dead - buried Ust-Pinega Cemetery and remembered at the Archangel Allied Cemetery
26 August 1919 Boatswain Frederick T Cork discharged dead - buried at Buried Semenovka (Bereznik) Cemetery Extension and remembered at Archangel Allied Cemetery
6 October 1919 Lieutenant John Anthony Martin RNR discharged dead - Accidentally drowned at Murmansk - he is remembered with pride on the Chatham Naval Memorial. He is also remembered with pride on the Waiotemarama Memorial, Hokianga, Northland, New Zealand and the Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand
December 1920 sold to F. H. Connor, London name unchanged
May 1921 purchased by F.T. Everard & Sons Ltd, Greenhithe and renamed ROAM
26 October 1926 foundered off the North East Goodwins on passage from London for Bruges with a cargo tar.