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Name Official number Flag IMO
LOTHARINGIA    FRA   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1923  08/03/1923  1923/04 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Tender  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Hamilton & Co., Port Glasgow Glen Yard  385 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1256 grt / 598 nrt / 199.9 ft  38.1 ft  15.5 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
2 x T3cyl (13.5, 21.25, 34 x 21in), 170hp, 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Cie. Nord Atlantique, Cherbourg  Cherbourg   
Other names
1933 ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE - 1941 PELIKAN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1933 Société Cherbourgeois de Remorquage et de Sauvetage, Cherbourg
27/08/1939 requisitioned by French Navy as auxiliary minelayer X.26
1941 Kriegsmarine - floating anti-aircraft battery FB.20 
Vessel history
18/06/1940 scuttled at Brest, later refloated by German salvors 
Remarks
First owners were a subsidiary of Cunard, for tendering of passengers at Cherbourg. 
End year Fate / Status
1944  Air Attack 26/08/1944 
Disposal Detail
Sunk in British air attack at Cherbourg.
1945/46 raised and broken up. 
 

 



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