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Name: REDON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/11/1947
Completed: 04/1948
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 554
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
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
04/1948 Cie de Navigation d’Orbigny, La Rochelle
1963 Surrendra Overseas Ltd, Bombay; renamed APJ ARUNA
07/1967 Broken up
Comments: 07/1967: Broken up at Bombay


Above photo from a booklet published by the Shipbuilder