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Name: BELJEANNE
Type: Heavy Lift Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/08/1946
Completed: 01/1947
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 95
Dimensions: 7843grt, 4472nrt, 469.9 x 66.5 x 26.7ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared
Engines by: Metropolitan Vickers Electrical Company, Manchester
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
01/1947 Belships Company Ltd Skibs A/S (Christen Smith & Co), Oslo
1964 Bacong Shipping Co SA, Panama; renamed SOUTHERN CROSS
1966 Renamed SOUTHERN HOPE
1968 MM Shipping Lines Inc, Manila; renamed VIRGINIA SECOND
01/1969 Broken up
Comments: Launched as EMPIRE ETHELBERT for the Ministry of Transport
01/1969: Broken up at Aioi by Amakasu Sangyo KK


Above photo as BELJEANNE is copyright of the City of Vancouver Archives - Walter E Frost collection

Above photo as BELJEANNE is copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum

Above photo as BELJEANNE is courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as BELJEANNE is courtesy of Photoship