|Owner:||The Booth Line|
|Builder:||Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Dundee|
|Launched:||18 October 1906 |
|Maiden voyage:||18 February 1907|
|Fate:||Torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat UB-40 on 17 April 1917|
|Tonnage:||6,287 tons gross|
|Length:||418.5 ft (127.6 m)|
|Beam:||52.3 ft (15.9 m)|
|Draught:||27.2 ft (8.3 m)|
triple expansion engine
|Speed:||12 knots (22 km/h)|
Lanfranc was built by the Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Company for the Booth Line. The Booth Line ran passenger services from the United Kingdom to Manaus - 1,000 miles up the Amazon River. With the outbreak of war she was drafted as a hospital ship.
- Mackenzie J Gregory (September 25, 2005). "Booth Line's S.S. "Lanfranc" 2". bluestarline.org. http://www.bluestarline.org/booth/lanfranc2.html. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
- The War on hospital ships, from the narratives of eye-witnesses (1917) (1917 ed.). London : T. Fisher Unwin. p. 1. http://www.archive.org/details/waronhospitalshi00lond. - Call number: SRLF_UCLA:LAGE-3563453
- "LIST OF HOSPITAL SHIPS DESTROYED BY SUBMARINES OR MINES". vlib. 2009. http://www.vlib.us/medical/hospships.htm. Retrieved August 28, 2009.