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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
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 copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum

Above photo as BELJEANNE courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as BELJEANNE courtesy of Photoship