Alexandra Towing Co., Ltd.
Alexandra assisted during Titanic’s launch on 31 May, 1911 and during her sea trails
Port of Registry: Liverpool
Flag of Registry: British
Funnel: Buff, black top with white stripe of equal width below, thin white stripe separating white from buff funnel.
Company Flag: White, quartered by a broad red cross, red block letters, one in each quadrant A T )top) C L (bottom)
Signal letters: JGVT
Steel hull, one mast, one funnel, one iron deck
Engines: Compound 2 cyc. 21” by 44” by 27” stroke 79 RHP
Tonnage: 168 gross, 150 underdeck 4 net
Dimensions: length 92.0 ft. width 21.1 ft. depth 12.0 ft.
1907 Built and engineered by J. Cran & Co. Leith (yard no.#63)
1907 November 5th launched
1914 Requisitioned and commissioned for war service
1915 October 28th Stranded in Hoxa Sound, Orkney Islands, salvage impossible.
© 2004 John P. Eaton all rights reserved.
This item first appeared in Voyage, Journal of the Titanic International Society.
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Added to Encyclopedia Titanica Tuesday 2nd November 2004, last updated Sunday 2nd April 2017.