:::: Naval Vessels - GREAT BRITAIN - ARMED MERCHANT CRUISERS
ALSATIAN (FLAGSHIP 10TH CRUISER SQUADRON)
Code - NL062
Description - ALSATIAN NL62
Completed 1914 for the Allan Line, with her.
sister ship Calgarian.Both served as Armed Merchant
Cruisers in WW1, with Alsatian being flagship of
the 10th Cruiser squadron from 1914-1917. Calgarian
was sunk in 1918, but Alsatian survived to become
Empress of France for Canadian Packific.
Gross Tonnage 18,481 tons
Dimensions 174’ x 22’
Speed 18 knots
Armamament 8 x 6” (as A.M.C.’s)