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PART  9  -  THOMPSON  BOILER  ORDERS

 (1941-1946)

A hyphenated class reference (e.g. A10 - A1) denotes the engine classification changed as the result of the boiler change.

Boiler

Nos.

Blr.

Dgm.

BO

Date

Allocation and remarks

9425-34

100A

891

2/10/1941

Original intention not known.  See table below for their allocations

9435-44

100A

892

6/11/1941

Original intention not known.
3 boilers (9441-43) first put to use as late as 1948

X11465-74

114

893

16/5/1942

EO371 for new Class 8F 8510-19, actually fitted to 8511-19
Final boiler (X11474) sent to Gorton
(No. 8510 had received Gorton boiler X11455 instead)

8799 106 - 106A - 10/1942 Boiler rebuilt and fitted to Class P2/A2 No. 2005

9445-54

94A

894

2/11/1942

Spares for Class A3

X11475-84

114

895

23/1/1943

EO373 for new Class 8F 8520-29 

(X11738-47)
X11738-46,
9575

114

896

23/1/1943

EO374 for new Class 8F 8530-39.
Last boiler instead numbered 9575,

 and used for Class O6 No. 3148 (see below)

(9455-47)

 

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Numbers not used

9458-61

1

897

12/3/1943

Spares for Class C1

9462-71

2

898

12/3/1943

Spares for Class O1 (O3) and O2

9472-76

3

899

12/3/1943

Spares for Class K2. Sent to Cowlairs,
but 9472-74 returned to Doncaster

9477-81

7 Rob

900

12/3/1943

Spares for Class J6

9482-86

94A

901

12/3/1943

Spares for Class A3

9487-89

107

902

12/3/1943

Spares for Class A4
Boiler 9487 used for A10 - A1 No. 4470 (9/1945)

9490-94

7 NS

903

12/3/1943

Spares for Classes D2, J1 and N1

9495-99, 9500-04

9

904

12/3/1943

Spares for Class J52

9505-09

11

905

12/3/1943

Spares for Classes C12 and J50

9510-16

94A

906

11/5/1943

Spares for Class A3

(9517-20)

109

(907)

11/5/1943

reallocated 9543-46, see below

(9518-42)
9518-25
11719/20

9528-42

114

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Boilers built at Brighton.  Intended for Class O6 Nos. 7651-75
9518-25 actually fitted to Nos. 7672/51-57
9526/27 actually sent in error to L.M.S.,
became 11719/20 for Nos. 8660/61
9528-42 actually fitted to Nos. 7658-60/75/61-71

9543-46

109

907

11/5/1843

Spares for Class V2

8796/97/71/85/98 106 - 106A - 9/1943 Boilers rebuilt and fitted to Class P2/A2 Nos. 2006/01/04/03/02

9547-56

96A

908

8/11/1943

Spares for Class K3
Boiler 9547 used for K3 - K5 No. 206 (6/1945)

9557/58

114

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Boilers built at Brighton (to replace 9526/27).
Used for new Nos. 7674/73

9559

115

911

26/4/1944

EO377 for new Class L1 No. 9000

9560-64

7 Rob

912

10/5/1944

Spares for Classes J2 and J6

(9565-74) (94A) (913) 1/5/1944 Spares for Class A3. Order later amended:

9565
9566-74

94A
94HP

913

10/5/1944

(1) spare with perforated steam collector (“banjo dome”)
(9) spares without perforated steam collector

9575

114

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Boiler from BO896. Fitted to Class O6 3148

(9575-84)

9576-85

114

909

22/2/1944

EO375 for new Class O6 Nos. 3148-57
Actually fitted to Nos. 3149-58.

(9585-94)

9586-94

114

910

22/2/1944

EO376 for (10) new Class O6 Nos. 3158-67
Amended (9 only), and fitted to Nos. 3159-67

8934 108 - 108A - c.5/1944 Rebuild the last P2 boiler to provide a spare for Class A2
Only fitted to No. 2002 (6/1944-11/1945)
Spare (11/1945-7/1946) then scrapped

(9595-99, 9600-04)
D series

117

914

6/6/1944

For EO378 new Class A2 Nos. 200-09 (actual 500, 511-19)
Boilers built at Darlington (their BN98),
given their D series numbers

(9605-09)
D series

117

915

6/6/1944

 For EO379 new Class A2 Nos. 210-14 (actual 520-24)
Boilers built at Darlington (their BN99)
given their D series numbers

4465-74

25A

916

27/9/1944

Spares for Classes B12 and K2.
First 5 boilers sent to Inverurie, last 5 to Stratford

4475-79

25A

917

27/9/1944

Spares for Class K2. Order transferred to Stratford

9610-24

7 Rob

918

20/2/1945

Spares for Classes J6 and N2

9625-29

96A

919

20/2/1945

Marked as renewals for K3’s, 225 lb. pressure

9630-34

7 NS

920

20/2/1945

Spares for Classes D2 and N1

9635-39, (9640-44)
9640-44

9

921

20/2/1945
19/2/1946

(10) Spares for Class J52
Order for last 5 transferred to Stratford 19/2/1946,
where they (apparently) still received numbers 9640-44.
Doncaster had meantime reissued these numbers for the next order

9640-44

11

922

20/2/1945

Spares

 

The initial allocation of the 1st 10 Dgm. 100A boilers built (at Doncaster) was as follows:

 

Boiler
No.

Where fitted

Engine
No.

Class Date

9425

Darlington

8301

new B1 12/1942

9426

Darlington

8302

new B1 2/1943

9427

Gorton

6595

O4 - O1 2/1944

9428

Gorton

6166

B3 - B3/3 10/1943
9429 Darlington 2871 B17 - B2 8/1945
9430 Gorton 6244 O4 - O1 4/1944
9431 Darlington 8302 B1 6/1945
9432 Gorton 6334 O4 - O1 5/1944
9433 Darlington 2816 B17 - B2 11/1945
9434 Darlington 2839 B17 - B2 1/1946

 

 

Thompson was succeeded by Peppercorn, see PART 10.

 

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