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Name: BRAZZA
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/10/1947
Completed: 09/1948
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1846
Dimensions: 9066grt, 4992nrt, 5817dwt, 479.0 x 61.9 x 21.6ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 4cyl (670 x 950mm)
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 17.5knots
Reg Number: n/a
History:
09/1948 Cie Française de Navigation à Vapeur Chargeurs Réunis, Bordeaux
1949 Cie Maritime des Chargeurs Réunis, Bordeaux
1965 Government of France - French Navy; renamed MAURIENNE
1975 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 103 x 1st, 78 x 2nd & 400 x Tourist Class passengers
1965: Converted to a naval accommodation ship
1975: Broken up at Papeete


Above photo as BRAZZA is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BRAZZA is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BRAZZA is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as BRAZZA is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BRAZZA is copyright of Mike Cooper