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WW2 German Lazarettschiffe Bordeaux


Stats


Name: Bordeaux
Type S/P
Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
At. & Chant. de la Loire, St. Nazaire
(211)
Launched 1912
Commissioned 1912
Weight, metric tons 1325
Weight, BRT 774
Length, meters 63,65
Width, meters 8,50
Depth, meters 3,68
Engines Two 3cyl. expansion engines,
2 shafts, 2 boilers
Horsepower, HP 1500 induced
Speed, knots 14
Range, nautical miles
(Max.)
? at 14 knots using 50t coal
Patients/Medical staff ?/?
Crew 20
Armament None
Owner Sté. Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francais, Dieppe

History

  • Completed as French Channel ferry Bordeaux;
  • 1940 Transport for Seelöwe, Seetransportchef St. Malo;
  • 29.6.44 into service as the hospital ship Bordeaux (replacing Hüxter);
  • Captured 1.9.44 by British destroyers between St. Malo and St. Helier;
  • Returned 1945;
  • Scrapped 1951 in Belgium.