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Name: DJEBEL-AURÈS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/12/1929
Completed: 03/1930
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1368
Dimensions: 2835grt, 1551nrt, 325.0 x 44.6 x 24.4ft
Engines: 3 x Steam turbines, DR geared
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1930 Cie de Navigation Mixte, Marseille
12/04/1954 Broken up
Comments: Built for the Algiers to French ports services
Accommodation for 16 x 1st Class & 18 x 3rd Class passengers
Designed to carry sheep, wine in casks & general cargo
12/04/1954: Arrived at Genoa for breaking up
04/1954: Broken up by Cooperative Operai del Ramo Industriale


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

The Scotsman, Thursday, 19/12/1929