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Name: FOUCAULD
Type: Passenger Refigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/07/1947
Completed: 06/1948
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1751
Dimensions: 9066grt, 4641nrt, 457.9 x 61.9 x 29.9ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SA, Doxford type, 4cyl (670 x 2330mm)
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 16.0knots
Reg Number: n/a
History:
06/1948 Cie Française de Navigation à Vapeur Chargeurs Réunis, Le Havre
1948 Cia Maritime des Chargeurs Reunis, Le Havre
1965 Nouvelle Compagnie de Paquebots, Le Havre
1967 Government of France - French Navy; renamed MOSELLE
25/05/1978 Broken up
Comments: 1967: Converted to accommodation ship for the Pacific Test Centre
08/1977: Deleted from naval list and sold for breaking up
25/05/1978: Broken up at Brest


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship