Ships that have been requisitioned as auxiliaries
Requisitioned Auxiliaries - L
14 July 1937 launched by Burmeister & Wain’s Maskin & Skibsbyggeri A/S, Copenhagen as Yard Nr 627 named ACTOR for Mosvold Shipping, Panama.
September 1937 completed
1938 purchased by Societe Francaise des Transports Petroliers a Paris, Le Havre and renamed LANGUEDOC
1940 seized by Britain after the fall of France, acquired by the MoWT under management of J.I. Jacobs & Co Ltd, London and requisitioned for Admiralty service as an oiler, name unchanged.
8 June 1891 launched by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co, Hull as Yard Nr 344 named LEICESTER for the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway Co, Grimsby.
August 1891 completed for her owners’ Grimsby - Hamburg service.
1 August 1897 owners restyled as Great Central Railway Co, Grimsby. Name unchanged
12 October 1914 requisitioned by the Admiralty for service as a Stores Carrier, name unchanged. Was also known as Naval Stores Carrier No 23
13 January 1890 launched by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co, Hull as Yard Nr 330 named LIBERTY for the Co-Operative Wholesale Society.
March 1890 completed for her owner’s Goole - Hamburg service
May 1906 purchased by the London & Yorkshire Railway Co, name unchanged
2 March 1915 requisitioned by the Admiralty for service as an Ammunition Carrier, name unchanged.