From Our Contribution
|Builder/Built||1906 Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Dundee|
|Type||passenger / cargo ship (twin screw)|
HMHS Lanfranc was an ocean liner owned by the Booth Steamship Company.
Requisitioned as a hospital ship in the First World War. On 17 April 1917 she was torpedoed by the German U-boat UB-40. On the evening of 17 April the Lanfranc, while transporting wounded from Le Havre to Southampton, was torpedoed without warning. 22 British, including 2 officers, and 18 German other ranks were lost.
Le Havre to England 31 Jan 1917
- Paul Henzell Hemy Post WW1 men