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Name: DIJON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/03/1947
Completed: 10/1947
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 552
Dimensions: 4557grt, 2518nrt, 437.9 x 55.8 x 23.0ft
Engines: 3 x Steam turbines
Engines by: Parsons Marine Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/1947 Cie de Navigation d’Orbigny, La Rochelle
1963 Surrendra Overseas Ltd, Bombay; renamed APJ KARUNA
04/1970 Broken up
Comments: 04/1970: Broken up at Bombay by Vejnath Mebran


Above photo as DIJON courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as DIJON copyright of Charlie Hill